Glenda Jean Ray is the eldest daughter and accomplice of the Toy-Box Killer David Patrick Ray. She is one of the two children of David Patrick Ray. Glenda Jean Ray was only four years old when her father, David Parker Ray, began torturing and murdering women in his “toy box” – a soundproofed trailer outfitted with whips, chains, and sex toys.
Life of the Toy-Box Killer’s accomplice, Glenda Jean Ray
Glenda Jean Ray is the daughter of David Parker Ray, also known as the Toy-Box Killer. She was born in 1986 and raised in New Mexico. In her teens, she began working for her father as a secretary and then as a bookkeeper. She later became his business partner.
Glenda used to lure young woman from clubs to her father’s truck turned torture chamber, by sleeping drugs in their drinks. At first only David Patrick Ray got arrested after his last victim managed to escape. The police later found evidence of Ray’s daughter’s involvement in kidnapping her father’s victims through the tape recorded by Ray.
In 1999, Glenda Jean Ray pleaded guilty to charges of kidnapping, rape, and sexual assault. She was sentenced to 16 years in prison. Her father, David Parker Ray, was sentenced to lifetime in prison for his crimes. He died in 2002.
All about the Toy-Box Killer, David Patrick Ray
David Parker Ray dubbed the Toy-Box Killer, is a serial killer who is believed to have killed as many as 60 people. His victims were mostly women whom he would kidnap, torture, and rape. He would often videotape his heinous crimes.
Growing up in an abusive home, David’s father was an alcoholic who would often beat his wife and children. His mother was a religious fanatic who would force her children to pray for hours each day. Ray began torturing animals when he was a child, and he later claimed that he derived sexual pleasure from inflicting pain on others.
Ray dropped out of high school and joined the Navy but was later dishonorably discharged. He then began working as a mechanic and welder. In the early 1980s, he met and married a woman named Cindy Hendy. The couple had a daughter together, but they divorced in 1986.
In the 1980s, Ray began abducting women. He would often use handcuffs and chains to restrain his victims. He would torture them with various objects, including electric shocks, whips, and sex toys. He would also rape and sodomize them. In some cases, he would keep his victim’s captive for days, or even weeks, before killing them.
Arrest and death of David Patrick Ray
Ray was finally arrested in 1999, after one of his victims managed to escape and notify the police. He was sentenced to lifetime imprisonment but died of natural causes in 2002.
The case of David Parker Ray is one of the most disturbing and gruesome in American history. His callousness and complete lack of empathy for his victims is shocking. It is important to remember, however, that even monsters like Ray are human beings.
Glenda Jean Ray was released from prison in 2016. The 36-year-old has said in an interview with ABC News that she regrets her involvement in her father’s crimes and that she is now living a life of “quiet desperation.”