Charles Whitman | Photos | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers

Charles Whitman | Photos | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers

Charles Joseph Whitman was a student at the University of Texas at Austin and a former Marine who killed 16 people and wounded 32 others during a shooting rampage on and around the university's campus on August 1, 1966.

47 years later, Whitman’s tower shooting still a haunting memory for Texans

Charles Joseph Whitman was a student at the University of Texas at Austin and a former Marine who killed 16 people and wounded 32 others during a shooting rampage on and around the university's campus on August 1, 1966.

A Sniper in the Tower. On August 1, 1966, Charles Joseph Whitman gunned down forty-five people before he was killed by two Austin police officers. During the previous evening he had killed his wife and mother, bringing the total to sixteen people dead and at least thirty-one wounded. The murders spawned debates over issues which still plague America today.

A Sniper in the Tower. On August 1, 1966, Charles Joseph Whitman gunned down forty-five people before he was killed by two Austin police officers. During the previous evening he had killed his wife and mother, bringing the total to sixteen people dead and at least thirty-one wounded. The murders spawned debates over issues which still plague America today.

Charles Joseph Whitman - Killed 15 People in 1966 (24 June 1941 - 1 Aug 1966)

Charles Joseph Whitman - Killed 15 People in 1966 (24 June 1941 - 1 Aug 1966)

Charles Whitman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Charles Whitman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Charles Whitman, the Texas clock-tower sniper, after he was taken down by a sniper himself 1966.

Charles Whitman, the Texas clock-tower sniper, after he was taken down by a sniper himself 1966.

Charles Whitman | Photos | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers

Charles Whitman | Photos | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers

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