WILLIAM BRADFORD BISHOP, JR. Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution - Murder With a Blunt Instrument REWARD: The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of William Bradford Bishop, Jr.
On March 1, 1976, William Bradford Bishop was living in Maryland when he learned that he did not get a promotion at work. He returned home, where he killed his wife, mother, & 3 sons. On March 2, he drove their bodies to North Carolina, dug a shallow hole where he piled their bodies, doused them with gasoline, & set them ablaze. A forest ranger discovered their bodies that day. On March 10, a concerned neighbor alerted police of the families absence...continued in comments
William Bradford Bishop Jr. (born August 1, 1936 in Pasadena, CA) is a former United States Foreign Service officer who has been a fugitive from justice since allegedly murdering five members of his family in 1976. On April 10, 2014, the FBI placed him on the list of its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives.
William Bradford Bishop | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers. William Bradford Bishop, Jr. (born August 1, 1936) was a United States Foreign Service officer who has been a fugitive from justice since allegedly murdering five members of his family in 1976.
The family of William Bradford Bishop Jr. is seen on this poster Thursday displayed at Montgomery County Police headquarters. Authorities say Bishop murdered his mother, Lobelia Bishop, 68; his wife, Annette Bishop, 37; and his three sons, William, 14; Brenton, 10; and Geoffrey, 5.
On March 2, 1976, a brush fire was discovered in a wooded area in Columbia, North Carolina, which concealed a shallow grave containing the burned remains of five bodies. They remained unidentified until eight days later, when police visited the residence of William Bradford Bishop in Bethesda, Maryland, and discovered a bloody crime scene. The bodies were soon identified as Bishop’s wife, mother, and three sons