Dail W. Brown, Sr.

Dail Woodward Brown, Sr. (August 11, 1942 – September 27, 2006) was a recently retired 64-year-old Vienna man who was shot to death by his son, 35-year-old Dail W. Brown, Jr., in the basement of the family home at 2108 Carrhill Road on September 27, 2006.[1][2]

After shooting his father twice in the face, the younger Brown then dismembered his father's corpse and placed it in the trunk of the family car, where it was discovered.[2]


  1. "Body found in Vehicle is Ex-NOAA Officials; County Police Say 35- Year-Old Son is Sought as a Person of Interest." The Washington Post: B.3. National Newspapers Core. Sep 30 2006. Web. 21 Dec. 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Jackman, Tom. "Jury Convicts Man of Killing His Father, Rejecting Insanity Claim." The Washington Post. 22 July 2009. Web. 21 Dec. 2011