Michael McLendon
Birth name Michael Kenneth McLendon
Born (1980-09-19)September 19, 1980
United States

March 10, 2009(2009-03-10) (aged 28)
Alabama, United States

Cause of death Suicide
Attack information
Date March 10, 2009
ca. 3:30 p.m. – 4:17 p.m. (EST)
Location(s) Geneva and Samson in Geneva County, Alabama, United States
Killed 10
Injured 6

Michael Kenneth McLendon was an American rampage killer who killed ten people and wounded six others in Alabama, United States on March 10, 2009, before committing suicide.


  • Lisa White McLendon, 52, Michael McLendon's mother, killed at her home in Kinston
  • James Alford White, 55, McLendon's uncle, killed at the White home in Samson
  • Tracy Michelle Wise, 34, daughter of James White, McLendon's cousin, killed at the White home
  • Dean James Wise, 15, son of Tracy Wise, McLendon's cousin, killed at the White home
  • Andrea Dawn Myers, 31, neighbor of the Whites, killed at the White home
  • Corrine Gracy Myers, 18 months, daughter of Andrea Myers, killed at the White home
  • Virginia E. White, 74, McLendon's grandmother, killed at her home in Samson
  • Sonya Lolley Smith, 43, killed at a gas station in Samson
  • Bruce Wilson Malloy, 51, killed at Samson
  • James Irvin Starling, 24, killed at Samson

Those wounded were: Frank Lindsey, Ricky Morgan, Mike Gillis, Greg McCullough, 49, Ella K. Meyers, 4 months, and Jeffrey Lynn Nelson, 50.


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