Judith M. Caudill

Judith M. "Judy" Caudill (October 22, 1944 – July 5, 1998) was a 53-year-old woman who was shot in the back and mortally wounded by her 28-year-old son Ralph to settle an argument at their home at 6489 Windham Avenue in the Kingstowne neighborhood of Alexandria on June 23, 1998.[1]

Caudill was taken to the Inova Fairfax Hospital, where she died on July 5.[2]

She is buried in the Mount Comfort Cemetery.


  1. "Fairfax Man Shot Mother, Police Say." The Washington Post: 0. Jun 24 1998. ProQuest. Web. 2 Feb. 2014.
  2. "CRIME AND JUSTICE: Son Charged With Murder After Woman Dies." The Washington Post: 0. Jul 07 1998. ProQuest. Web. 2 Feb. 2014.