List of homicides in 1962
This is a List of homicides in 1962, including all cases investigated in the Birmingham District.
- August 2: Larry Thomas, 11, was shot to death after having been kidnapped from a playground in Midfield. He was found buried in a shallow grave near Highland Lake in the Strait Mountain community in Blount County. Convicted sex offender Michael Anthony Mayola, 28, who had operated a barber shop in Oneonta under the name "George R. Workman", was charged with murder and arrested at a bus station in Baltimore, Maryland. He confessed and was sentenced to life in prison. He has waived his rights to parole hearings. (report)
This list is incomplete and may never satisfy any subjective standard for completeness. You can help Bhamwiki by.