Albert Fish the inspiration for the fictional Hannibal Lecter. Fish was executed in 1936 in connection with the kidnapping and murder of 10-year-old Grace Budd, after police traced a letter Fish wrote to the girl's parents in which he detailed killing and eating their daughter.
"Albert" Fish May 19, 1870 – January 16, 1936) was an American serial killer. He was also known as the Gray Man, the Werewolf of Wysteria, the Brooklyn Vampire, the Moon Maniac, and The Boogey Man child rapist and cannibal, he boasted that he "had children in every state and at least a 100. He was put on trial for the kidnapping and murder of Grace Budd, and was convicted and executed by electric chair.
Albert Fish....one of the most vile pedophiles of all time. Admitted to molesting over 400 children, tortured and killed many others, often cannibalizing his young victims. A letter describing the torture and killing of ten year old Grace Budd, written by Fish, led to his capture six years after her death. He was executed in Sing Sing prison on Jan. 16, 1936.
Albert Fish is known for being one of the most vile pedophiles and killers of all time. After his capture he admitted to molesting over 400 children and tortured and killed several others. Fish was a small, gentle looking man who appeared kind and trusting, yet once alone with his victims, the monster inside him was unleased - a monster so perverse and cruel, his crimes seem unbelievable. He was eventually executed and according to rumors, he turned his own execution into a fantasy of…