Charles Howard Schmid - aka the Pied Piper of Tucson - had quickly tired of being the object of ridicule and cruel jokes. He knew he was a real ladies man - and was going to prove it from now on. March 31, 1965. After a night of serious drinking, he proclaimed that he was going to kill a girl and get away with it. His victim, a 15-year-old girl, was lured to the desert where he raped and killed her.