Patricia R. Steele

Patricia Ruth "Pattie" Steele was a 35-year-old bookkeeper who was shot and mortally wounded by her former husband Herbert at her home at 6925 Oak Ridge Road in Falls Church on February 15, 1966.[1][2]

She staggered to the doorstep of a neighbor's house and was taken to Fairfax Hospital, where she died.


  1. Boyd, Kenneth. "Girl Says She Battled Father After He Shot Her Mother." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 1. Feb 17 1966. ProQuest. Web. 3 June 2014.
  2. "Man Convicted in Fairfax of Murdering Ex-Wife." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 1. Jul 15 1966. ProQuest. Web. 12 July 2016 .