Patrick J. Seibert

Patrick J. Seibert (November 23, 1953 – November 16, 1972) was an 18-year-old property liberationist from Annandale who was strangled to death in his cell at the Fairfax County Jail by his cellmate, Larry R. Johnson, on November 16, 1972.[1][2]

Seibert had been arrested with three other youths in July 1972 as part of a burglary ring responsible for a dozen break-ins in Annandale, Alexandria and Springfield.[3] He plead guilty to three counts of burglary on November 2, and was awaiting sentencing on January 12 when he was murdered by Johnson.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Shaffer, Ron. "Victim of Strangling found in Fairfax Cell." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 2. Nov 18 1972. ProQuest. Web. 15 Sep. 2014.
  2. White, Keith. "Man Guilty in Slaying Cellmate." The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973): 1. Jun 30 1973. ProQuest. Web. 15 Sep. 2014.
  3. Lorenzo, Christopher. "3 Teen Burglary Rings Cracked." Evening Star, 23 Aug. 1972, NIGHT FINAL, p. 1. NewsBank. Accessed 23 Sep. 2018.