After high school, Williams went to Georgia State University for only one year before he dropped out. Here's the Real Story of Wayne Williams from 'Mindhunter' Warning: The details included here are pretty rough. ATLANTA — In an exclusive 11Alive interview, a juror from the Wayne Williams trial is speaking publicly about the Atlanta child murders case for the first time, almost 40 years after the trial. 5:25 . All the details of Wayne Williams' life, the case around him, and whereabouts now, years after the events of Netflix's "Mindhunter" season 2. From left are Nathaniel Cater, 27, and Jimmy Ray Payne, 21, the only two victims Wayne Williams was convicted of killing among at least 29 black men and boys Williams, then 23, was suspected of killing between 1979 and 1981. By Gabrielle Bruney Aug 16, 2019 Bettmann Getty Images. Teachers and classmates described him as a “virtual genius.” His entrepreneurial spirit was exhibited through his attempt to start a radio station in his parents’ basement. He seemed like a creative and intelligent guy, who was interested in journalism, photography, and radio. Wayne Williams was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on 27 May, 1958. ATLANTA — In an exclusive 11Alive interview, a juror from the Wayne Williams trial is speaking publicly about the Atlanta child murders case for the first time, almost 40 years after the trial. Wayne Bertram Williams was born in Atlanta in 1958. Man Recounts Fleeing as Child From 'Atlanta Monster' Suspect Wayne Williams: 'He Was on a Mission’ Wayne Williams is suspected in many of the child murders that terrorized Atlanta from 1979 to 1981 The only child to two schoolteachers, Williams excelled in class. Wayne Williams is escorted to court by armed officers. Getty Images Then-FBI agent John E. Douglas, who famously inspired Netflix's Mindhunter , worked closely with police during the investigation. By Mehera Bonner. Mindhunter Fans Noticed An Ominous Clue in Season Two That Supports Atlanta Child Murder Theories The show made a nod to Wayne Williams' real-life job as a photographer. But before you watch Mindhunter season 2 this weekend, take a look back at the true story of the 1979–1981 Atlanta Child Murders (and Wayne Williams, the man who is … Who Was Wayne Williams? Almost 30 years ago, when Wayne Williams went on trial in two deaths that became known as the Atlanta child murders, DNA testing was not yet a staple of courtroom science. As noted by many observers, once police caught Williams, the Atlanta Child Murders, as they had existed, stopped.

Wayne Bertram Williams (born May 27, 1958) is an African-American serial killer who was tried, convicted, and sentenced to life imprisonment in 1982 for killing two adult men.

Wayne Bertram Williams was born in 1958, in Atlanta, Georgia. Born in Atlanta, Williams was the son of two teachers.

Woman recalls the moment she found out her father is the BTK killer | Your Morning - … Wayne Williams stood trial in 1982 for the murders of Nathaniel Cater and Jimmy Ray Payne. He was a bright young boy.

Over a two hour interview that tracks his life with R. Kelly from the early days of his career, Wayne Williams speaks exclusively to Billboard about Kelly’s world. He was the only child to his mother and father, who were both school teachers, and he graduated with an honor's degree from Fredrick Douglas High School. Wayne Williams and the Atlanta Child Murders are the subject of the second season of Netflix's "Mindhunter" series. Wayne Williams Interview Part 1 - Chosen Few DJs - Duration: 5:25.