Michael Silka (20 August 1958 in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, near Chicago – 19 May 1984 in Alaska) was an American spree killer. It is believed that he killed nine people near a town called Manley Hot Springs in Alaska in May 1984. Silka was killed in a shootout with police after his murders.
Victims[change | change source]
- Fred Burk (also spelled Burke), 30
- Albert Hagen, Jr., 27
- Joyce Klein, about 30
- Lyman Klein, 36
- Marshall Klein, 2
- Dale Madajski, 24
- Larry Joe McVey, 38
- Roger Culp, 34
- Troy L. Duncan, 34
References[change | change source]
- "AROUND THE NATION; Bodies of 4 Are Found After Alaska Shootings". The New York Times. June 24, 1984. http://www.nytimes.com/1984/06/24/us/around-the-nation-bodies-of-4-are-found-after-alaska-shootings.html. Retrieved May 10, 2013.