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Sherman Kline
Sherman Kline
Background information
Birth name Sherman Loren Kline
Occupation plumber
Born 1933
Died

December 18, 1968(1968-12-18) (aged 35)
O'Fallon, Missouri, United States

Cause of death Suicide
Parents Lester Kline
Adelheid Alinda Berlekamp
Spouse(s) Lorraine Genevieve Maloney
Attack information
Date December 18, 1968
Location(s) Carlinville, Illinois, United States
Target(s) Family
Social workers
Killed 6
Injured 2
Weapon(s) .22-caliber semi-automatic pistol
.25-caliber semi-automatic pistol

Sherman Loren Kline was an American who killed six people and wounded two others in Carlinville, Illinois, United States on December 18, 1968, before committing suicide.

[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20][21][22][23][24][25][26][27][28][29][30][31][32][33][34][35][36][37][38][39]

Sherman Kline crime scene

The shooting occurred on the second floor of this building.

VictimsEdit

  • Lorraine Genevieve Maloney Kline, 32, his wife
  • Michael Sherman Kline, 14, his son
  • Diane Lynn Kline, 7, his daughter
  • Bonnie Albracht, 23
  • Ann Keppler, 28
  • Frank Wildgrube, 25

Wounded were his son Gene Raymond Kline, 13, and his daughter Judy Jean Kline, 11.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Man kills himself after shooting 8, The New York Times (December 19, 1968)
  2. Father kills four at children's party, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (December 19, 1968)
  3. Father of 10 kills wife, 3 others, Eugene Register-Guard (December 19, 1968)
  4. Girl, 8, dies, 6th victim of shooting spree, The Milwaukee Sentinel (December 21, 1968)
  5. Carlinville Victim Dies, Edwardsville Intelligencer (February 13, 1969)
  6. Kills Wife, 3 Welfare Aids, Self, Chicago Tribune (December 19, 1968)
  7. Sixth Illinois shooting spree victim is dead, Chicago Tribune (December 21, 1968)
  8. Man kills estranged wife, 3 others, self, Reading Eagle (December 19, 1968)
  9. Dad kills 4 and self, The Miami News (December 19, 1968)
  10. Slayer of four dies of wound, Evening Independent (December 19, 1968)
  11. Father kills 4, hurts others, Lawrence Daily Journal-World (December 19, 1968)
  12. Man kills 4 at Yule party for his family, Sarasota Journal (December 19, 1968)
  13. Father kills 4 at party for children, The Milwaukee Journal (December 19, 1968)
  14. Father of 10 kills mother, 3 others, Ocala Star-Banner (December 19, 1968)
  15. Christmas party ends in death, The Day (December 19, 1968)
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