Survived by One
The Life and Mind of a Family Mass Murderer
||Hanlon, Robert E.|
Odle, Thomas V.
|Series title:||Elmer H Johnson and Carol Holmes Johnson Series in Criminology Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Southern Illinois University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $29.95|
| Book Description: |
On November 8, 1985, 18-year-old Tom Odle brutally murdered his parents and three siblings in the small southern Illinois town of Mount Vernon, sending shockwaves throughout the nation. The murder of the Odle family remains one of the most horrific family mass murders in U.S. history. Odle was sentenced to death and, after seventeen years on death row, expected a lethal injection to end his life. However, Illinois governor George Ryan’s moratorium on the death...