Rachel Appleberry

Rachel LaNell Appleberry (March 11, 1927 – December 9, 2008) was an 81-year-old Vienna woman who was shot to death by her husband, 81-year-old Thomas K. Appleberry, Sr. at the family home on 9622 Cinnamon Creek Drive on December 9, 2008.[1]

The senior Appleberry also killed his 53-year-old son, Thomas Jr., before committing suicide.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Mummolo, Jonathan. "Man, 81, Kills Wife, Son, Self; Fairfax Family Under Strain before Shootings, Friend Says." The Washington Post: B.1. National Newspapers Core. Dec 10 2008. Web. 19 Dec. 2011.