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. is wanted for allegedly bludgeoning to death his wife (age 37), mother (age 68), and three sons (ages 5, 10 and 14) in Bethesda, Maryland, on March 1, 1976. He then allegedly transported their bodies to Columbia, North Carolina, where he buried the bodies in a shallow grave and lit them on fire.