Walter L. Moody, Jr.
|Born||March 24, 1935|
Rex, Georgia, U.S.
|Died|| (aged 83)|
|Cause of death||Execution by lethal injection|
|Other names||Roy Moody|
|Spouse(s)||Hazel Moody (unknown – 1972)|
|Criminal penalty||Death (February 13, 1997)|
|Victims||Judge Robert S. Vance, Sr.|
Robert E. Robinson
|Date||December 16–18, 1989|
Walter Leroy Moody, Jr. (March 24, 1935 – April 19, 2018) was an American convicted murderer. He was sentenced to death in Alabama for the 1989 letter bomb murder of Robert S. Vance, a US federal judge serving on the Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.
After an extensive investigation, Moody and his second wife, Susan McBride, were arrested on July 13, 1990. McBride was released on $250,000 bail within a week and later testified against Moody.
References[change | change source]
- Smothers, Ronald (14 July 1990). "Focus of Bombing Inquiry Is Held Without Bail on Separate Charge". The New York Times. Retrieved 12 August 2017.
- "Alabama Executes Serial Bomber Walter Leroy Moody, 83". NPR. April 20, 2018. Retrieved April 20, 2018.
- "Alabama Executes Mail Bomber, 83, the Oldest Inmate Put to Death in Modern Era". The New York Times. April 19, 2018. Retrieved April 19, 2018.