Phoebe Parsons

Phoebe C. Parsons was a 63-year-old widow who was beaten and stabbed to death by Richard L. Whitley, who then sexually abused her corpse in her home at 7718 Lisle Avenue in Falls Church on July 25, 1980.[1][2]


  1. "Woman, 63, found Stabbed to Death." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 1. Jul 29 1980. ProQuest. Web. 21 July 2016 .
  2. Baker, Donald P. "Richard Whitley Dies in Va. Electric Chair." Washington Post. The Washington Post, 07 July 1987. Web. 21 July 2016.