William E. Burner

William E. "Budgie" Burner was a 48-year-old plumber who committed suicide behind the Culmore Shopping Center in Falls Church after fatally shooting 39-year-old Mary M. Alexander on November 11, 1955.[1]


  1. "Jilted Suitor Kills Divorcee and then Takes Own Life." The Washington Post and Times Herald (1954-1959): 3. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post (1877-1995). Nov 12 1955. Web. 8 Feb. 2012.