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Famous Prisoners At Sing Sing Correctional Facility

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List RulesNotable inmates at Sing Sing prison

Sing Sing Correctional Facility is a maximum-security prison located in New York. The facility was built in 1826 and housed as many as 1,600 inmates. Sing Sing was renamed the Ossining Correctional Facility in 1970. 

Who is the most famous prisoner at Sing Sing Correctional Facility? Serial killer Albert Fish tops our list. Also known as the Gray Man or the Werewolf of Wysteria, Fish was a child rapist and cannibal. Fish was executed by electric chair at Sing Sing in January 1936.

Murderer Eddie Lee Mays was famous for being the last person executed in the state of New York. Mays was executed by the Sing Sing electric chair in 1963.