Leonard Lake and Charles Ng were a pair of serial killers responsible for as many as 25 murders. They not hesitant to abduct entire families. After killing the men and children to get them out of the way, they would hold the women captive in a custom-built room in a bunker at Lake's ranch, tie them up and torture and rape them, videotaping each other while doing so. After killing the victims by either strangling or shooting them, they would often bury them in shallow graves on the property.
Wilseyville Ranch, Calaveras County, Calif.: Lake and Ngs House of Horrors Leonard Lake (left) Charles Ng Two of Californias most notorious serial killers might have continued their gruesome work undiscovered had one of them not been caught shoplifting at a Bay Area lumberyard
Charles Chi-Tat Ng is a serial killer believed to have raped, tortured and murdered between 11 and 25 victims with his accomplice Leonard Lake. Ng was extradited to California from Canada, tried, and convicted of 11 murders. He is currently on death row at San Quentin State Prison.
Leonard Lake & Charles Ng -Abducted women, used them as sex slaves, and then murdered them, together with any men, women, and children who got in their way. Leonard Lake committed suicide upon arrest, but Charles Ng was later convicted of killing 11 people. Between 1982 and 1985, Lake and Ng were believed to have abducted and killed as many as 25 victims, as evidenced by human remains found on Lake's California ranch.
Charles Ng Mug shot of Ng taken in 1982 Background information Birth name Charles Chi-Tat Ng Born December 24, 1960 (age 51) Hong Kong Conviction Burglary Kidnapping Conspiracy to commit murder Attempted murder Murder Sentence Death Killings Number of victims 11–25 Country United States State(s) Calaveras County, California Date apprehended June 6, 1985