1972

Events that took place in Fairfax County in 1972:

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Crime

There were 13 murders and other homicides in Fairfax County in 1972.

References

  1. "Fairfax Youth Plunges 10 Stories, Suicide Ruled." Evening Star, 3 Jan. 1972, Four Star NIGHT FINAL, p. 26. NewsBank. Accessed 29 Dec. 2017.
  2. Bredemeier, Kenneth. "Slayer of Mother Gets 5-Year Term." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): B4. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1994). Jan 08 1972. Web. 2 Feb. 2012.
  3. "Wife Charged in Mate's Death." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 1. Jan 10 1972. ProQuest. Web. 27 Jan. 2018.
  4. "Wife Charged In Slaying of Springfield Man." Evening Star, 10 Jan. 1972, Four Star NIGHT FINAL, p. 5. NewsBank, . Accessed 27 Jan. 2018.
  5. "Informer Arrested in Slaying." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 2. Jan 28 1972. ProQuest. Web. 16 Aug. 2016.
  6. Whitaker, Joseph D. "Police Informer Convicted of Murder." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 2. Dec 30 1972.ProQuest. Web. 16 Aug. 2016.
  7. "County Attorney Quits to Join Fairfax Firm." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 1. Feb 15 1972. ProQuest. Web. 1 Feb. 2018.
  8. Landers, Jim. "Vienna Real Estate Salesman Cleared in Death of Wife." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): B2. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1995). Jun 30 1972. Web. 26 May 2012.
  9. Bredemeier, Kenneth. "2 Cases Involving Filipinos Protested." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 1. Jul 21 1972.ProQuest. Web. 11 Mar. 2016 .
  10. Scannell, Nancy. "County Resumes Zoning Hearings." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 1. Mar 14 1972. ProQuest.Web. 25 Aug. 2016.
  11. Bredemeier, Kenneth. "Explosion Survivor 'Critical'."The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 2. Mar 26 1972. ProQuest.Web. 12 July 2016 .
  12. Bredemeier, Kenneth. "No Tests made at Site of Fatal Gas Blast." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 2. Apr 06 1972.ProQuest. Web. 12 July 2016.
  13. Whitaker, Joseph D. "Va. Woman Dies of Burns Week After Explosion." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 1. Mar 31 1972. ProQuest. Web. 12 July 2016 .
  14. Information Service, George Mason College of the University of Virginia, "Holton Signs Separation Bill" A History of George Mason University, accessed October 25, 2012,
  15. "Fairfax School Plans to Open Despite Fire." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 1. May 11 1972. ProQuest. Web. 10 Jan. 2018.
  16. Chen, Edwin. "Fairfax's Arson Problem" Evening Star, 7 Aug. 1972, NIGHT FINAL, p. 19. NewsBank. Accessed 10 Jan. 2018.
  17. "D.C., Arlington Gain Way to Dump at Lorton Area." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 2. May 17 1972. ProQuest. Web. 29 July 2016 .
  18. Chen, Edwin. "Fairfax's Arson Problem" Evening Star, 7 Aug. 1972, NIGHT FINAL, p. 19. NewsBank. Accessed 10 Jan. 2018.
  19. Huth, Tom. "Death on a Path Ends a Girl's Fresh Start." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): A1. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1995). Jun 07 1972. Web. 24 June 2012.
  20. Huth, Tom. "Reston Girl was Strangled." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): C1. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1995). Jun 08 1972. Web. 24 June 2012.
  21. "Body of Boy Discovered in Va. Creek." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 1. Jun 14 1972. ProQuest. Web. 17 Jan. 2017 .
  22. Associated Press. "Fairfax Police Still Seeking Identity of Body." The Free Lance-Star[Fredericksburg, Virginia] 15 June 1972: 15. Google Newspaper Archive. Web. 17 Jan. 2017.
  23. Whitaker, Joseph D. "School Bond Defeat may Mean Busing." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 1. Jun 15 1972. ProQuest. Web. 29 Aug. 2014.
  24. "Three Drown in Area Swim, Boat Accidents." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 1. Jul 05 1972. ProQuest. Web. 10 Aug. 2016.
  25. "Boy is Killed by Lightning." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 1. Jul 09 1972. ProQuest. Web. 6 Apr. 2017.
  26. Chen, Edwin. "Fairfax's Arson Problem" Evening Star, 7 Aug. 1972, NIGHT FINAL, p. 19. NewsBank. Accessed 10 Jan. 2018.
  27. "Prisoner Dies from Stab Wound." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 1. Aug 23 1972. ProQuest. Web. 6 Nov. 2016 .
  28. Bredemeier, Kenneth. "Hoofnagle Resigns Fairfax Board Post." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): A1. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1995). Sep 19 1972. Web. 20 Feb. 2012.
  29. "Architect Dies After 10-Foot Fall." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 1. Sep 22 1972. ProQuest. Web. 20 Sep. 2014.
  30. "Vienna Youth Dies of Accident Burns." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): B13. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1995). Nov 15 1972. Web. 3 June 2012.
  31. Shaffer, Ron. "4-Month-Old Infant Dies of Rat Bites." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): C1. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1994). Nov 03 1972. Web. 19 Oct. 2011.
  32. Shaffer, Ron. "Victim of Strangling found in Fairfax Cell." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): B1. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1994). Nov 18 1972. Web. 19 Oct. 2011
  33. Whitaker, Joseph D. "Board Mulls Small Jail in Fairfax." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): C1. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1994). Apr 23 1973. Web. 19 Oct. 2011
  34. "Body of Girl, 12, found in Fairfax." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): D4. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1994). Dec 03 1972. Web. 19 Oct. 2011.
  35. Scannell, Nancy. "Girl, 12, Killed by Beating." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): C1. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1994). Dec 04 1972. Web. 19 Oct. 2011.
  36. Mathews, Jay. "'Romper Room' Teacher found Dead in Her Home." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 2. Dec 30 1972. ProQuest. Web. 30 Apr. 2014.
  37. "Alcoholism Killed Ex-TV Hostess." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 1. Jan 17 1973. ProQuest. Web. 30 Apr. 2014.
  38. Whitaker, Joseph D. "Police Informer Convicted of Murder." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 2. Dec 30 1972.ProQuest. Web. 16 Aug. 2016.



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