Howard Unruh

 

Age: 88

 

Summary: World War II veteran who killed 13 people as he walked the streets of Camden, New Jersey in a psychotic 1949 shooting spree that was the U.S.'s worst mass murder at the time, who had been confined in a state psychiatric hospital since the killings, which became known as the "Walk of Death", who was diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic when he confessed to the killings and was judged mentally competent but never tried for the Sept. 6, 1949 massacre.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

 

Born: January 21, 1921

 

Died: October 19, 2009

 

Location: Trenton, New Jersey