Joseph Alexander (Dead Infant)

Joseph Alexander was a 4-month-old boy who died on October 31, 1972 in his house at 6738 South Kings Highway, Alexandria, when he bled to death after being bitten by rats on his feet.[1]


  1. 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.