Beltway Sniper: 10 Years Later

Sniper Attack Investigators Release Graphic
Sniper Attack Investigators Release Graphic
ROCKVILLE, MD - OCTOBER 12: Chief Charles Moose holds up a graphic aid composite composed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) at a media conference October 12, 2002 in Rockville, Maryland. Investigators hope the computer generated graphic will help members of the public identify a vehicle that has been seen by witnesses at a number of sniper attack locations. (Photo by Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)
Fairfax County police officers stand near the body
Fairfax County police officers stand near the body
FALLS CHURCH, UNITED STATES: Fairfax County police officers stand near the body of an unidentified woman who was shot outside the Home Depot 14 October 2002 near Falls Church, Virginia, a suburb of the US capital in an attack similar to those by a serial sniper stalking the Washington area, police officials said. AFP PHOTO Luke FRAZZA (Photo credit should read LUKE FRAZZA/AFP/Getty Images)
Makeshift Memorial outside Home Depot
Makeshift Memorial outside Home Depot
FALLS CHURCH, VA - OCTOBER 16: A makeshift memorial set up by Home Depot employees is shown outside the hardware store where Linda Franklin, an FBI terrorism analyst, was killed October 14 by the Washington, D.C.-area sniper, police say, October 16, 2002 in Falls Church, VA. Franklin, the ninth fatality attributed to the elusive sniper, was shot in the head while loading purchases into her car. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
A Fairfax County Police Officer stands guard at a
A Fairfax County Police Officer stands guard at a
FALLS CHURCH, UNITED STATES: A Fairfax County Police Officer stands guard at a roadblock on route 50 after a woman was fatally shot at a Home Depot parking lot 14 october 2002 near Falls Church in Fairfax County, VA, a suburb of the US capital in an attack similar to those by a serial sniper stalking the Washington area, police officials said. AFP PHOTO/Shawn THEW (Photo credit should read SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images)
Police search cars at a road block on I-95 northbo
SPRINGFIELD, : Police search cars at a road block on I-95 northbound in Springfield, VA, 11 October 2002 after a white van was seen leaving the site of a fatal shooting near Fredricksberg, VA.The shooting has not been linked to the sniper shootings in the Washington, DC area. Huge traffic jams built up on Interstate 95, the main southern road into Washington from Virginia, as police checked vehicles. All exits on the highway in Northern Virginia were closed, media reports said. AFP PHOTO/Shawn THEW (Photo credit should read SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images)
This graphic released by the FBI 12 October 2002 s
This graphic released by the FBI 12 October 2002 s
ROCKVILLE, UNITED STATES: This graphic released by the FBI 12 October 2002 shows the white box truck described by witnesses in the recent sniper cases in the greater Washington, DC, area. There is no reliable information on what is written on the side panel of the vehicle. AFP PHOTO/Shawn THEW (Photo credit should read SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images)
Military Surplus Store Sells Bullet-Proof Vest
Military Surplus Store Sells Bullet-Proof Vest
ALEXANDRIA, VA - OCTOBER 18: The owner of a military surplus store, outside of Washington, D.C., hangs up a bullet-proof vest in his store October 18, 2002 in Alexandria, Virginia. The owner, who did not want his name or store's name to be identified, said that he has received a few more calls than normal, but tries to talk most customers out of buying the protective jacket. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Sniper Investigation Continues
Sniper Investigation Continues
ROCKVILLE, MD - OCTOBER 19: Montgomery County Police Chief Charles Moose is seen in a video camera viewfinder while speaking at a news conference about the Washington, D.C. area sniper investigation October 19, 2002 in Rockville, Maryland. Moose said police would not comment on a white box truck found with a shell casing inside near Dulles International Airport October 18. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Sniper Investigation Continues
Sniper Investigation Continues
ROCKVILLE, MD - OCTOBER 19: Montgomery County Police Chief Charles Moose (C) looks at a reporter raising his hand as ATF Special Agent in Charge Michael Bouchard (R) looks on during a news conference about the Washington, D.C. area sniper investigation October 19, 2002 in Rockville, Maryland. Moose said police would not comment on a white box truck found with a shell casing inside near Dulles International Airport October 18. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Hunt for Sniper Heads West
Hunt for Sniper Heads West
TACOMA, WA - OCTOBER 23: Officials prepare to drive away a U-Haul truck as evidence from a home reportedly tied to the Washington D.C. sniper on October 23, 2002 in Tacoma, Washington. (Photo by Ron Wurzer/Getty Images)
(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Maryland State Trooper / Maryland State Police Car
MYERSVILLE, MD - OCTOBER 24: A Maryland State trooper looks on as an ATF vehicle passes near where two sniper suspects were found sleeping in their car at a rest stop on I-70 October 24, 2002 in Myersville, Maryland. Police said the men are prime suspects in the recent Washington-area sniper attacks. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)
News photographers gather around a rest stop on in
News photographers gather around a rest stop on in
FREDERICK, UNITED STATES: News photographers gather around a rest stop on interstate 70 about 11 miles west of Frederick, Maryland, near Myersville, Maryland, where two men were arrested in the early hours 24 October 2002 in connection with the sniper killings in the Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virgina areas. AFP PHOTO/Paul J. RICHARDS (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
Jane Cherny walks out of the Michaels Crafts store
Jane Cherny walks out of the Michaels Crafts store
ASPEN HILL, UNITED STATES: Jane Cherny walks out of the Michaels Crafts store in Aspen Hill, Maryland, the site of the first shooting in the series of sniper shootings, 25 October 2002, as the Washington, DC, area begins to return to normal. Schools let children play outside for the first time since the sniper killings started 02 October, leaving 10 dead and three wounded as prosecutors prepare to charge the two men arrested 24 October in connection with the crimes. John Allen Muhammad, a 41-year-old Gulf War veteran, and John Lee Malvo, 17, a Jamaican, were caught after one of the most complex hunts in US history. AFP PHOTO Luke Frazza (Photo credit should read LUKE FRAZZA/AFP/Getty Images)
Alabama Shooting Linked To DC Sniper
Alabama Shooting Linked To DC Sniper
MONTGOMERY, AL - OCTOBER 24: A composite sketch of a suspect in a deadly shooting at a state-run liquor store in September 2002 is shown October 24, 2002 in Montgomery, Alabama. Police are looking into links between this composite suspect from the September shooting at the store and the D.C.-area sniper case. The store shooting in September left one woman dead and another wounded. (Photo by Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)
Alabama Shooting Linked To DC Sniper
Alabama Shooting Linked To DC Sniper
MONTGOMERY, AL - OCTOBER 24: Montgomery Police Chief John Wilson (R) stands outside of a state-run liquor store with members of the media October 24, 2002 in Montgomery, Alabama. Police are looking into links between a September shooting at the store and the D.C.-area sniper case. The store shooting in September left one woman dead and another wounded. (Photo by Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)
John Lee Malvo in 2002. (Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO Sniper Suspect Gets Change Of Venue
FAIRFAX, VA - NOVEMBER 19, 2002: (FILE PHOTO) Accused sniper suspect John Lee Malvo walks out of the Fairfax County Juvenile Court House after appearing with his attorneys November 19, 2002 in Fairfax, Virginia. A judge ordered July 2, 2003 that the eighteen-year-old's trial be moved from the Washington, DC suburbs to the city of Chesapeake, Virginia. Malvo will be tried as an adult for the October 14 shooting death of FBI analyst Linda Franklin and faces the death penalty if convicted. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
John Lee Malvo in 2002. (Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Washington area sniper suspect John Alle
Washington area sniper suspect John Alle
Washington area sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad (C) and his attorneys Peter D. Greenspun (L) and Jonathan Shapiro attend a pretrial hearing 23 September, 2003, at the Prince William Judicial Center in Manassas, Virginia. A judge ruled that three witnesses who identified Muhammad and sniper suspect Lee Boyd Malvo near two of the sniper shootings in 2002 will be allowed to testify at Muhammad's trial. The sniper attacks that terrorized Washington in 2002 began 02 October. AFP PHOTO/POOL/TRACY A. WOODWARD/THE WASHINGTON POST (Photo credit should read TRACY A. WOODWARD/AFP/Getty Images)
Sniper Suspect Decides Not To Represent Himself
Sniper Suspect Decides Not To Represent Himself
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - OCTOBER 22: Sniper suspect Lee Boyd Malvo (C) is escorted by deputies as he is brought into court to be identified by a witness during the murder trial in courtroom 10 at the Virginia Beach Circuit Court October 22, 2003 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Muhammad has decided not to represent himself in court and to turn his defense back to his attorneys. (Photo by Davis Turner-Pool/Getty Images)
Washington Area Sniper Trial Continues
Washington Area Sniper Trial Continues
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - NOVEMBER 3: A note found near the shooting scene of Conrad Johnson on October 23, 2003 in Aspen Hill Maryland is displayed on a screen November 3, 2003 during the trial of Washington area sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad in Courtroom 10 at the Virginia Beach Circuit Court in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Muhammad is on trial in a capital murder case for the shooting death of Dean Meyers, 53, at a gas station October 9, 2002 in Manassas, Virginia. (Photo by David Ellis-Pool/Getty Images)
Washington Area Sniper Trial Continues
Washington Area Sniper Trial Continues
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - NOVEMBER 3: A photo of a duffle bag found near the shooting scene of Maryland bus driver Conrad Johnson, is shown on a screen November 3, 2003 during the trial of Washington area sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad in Courtroom 10 at the Virginia Beach Circuit Court in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Muhammad is on trial in a capital murder case for the shooting death of Dean Meyers, 53, at a gas station October 9, 2002 in Manassas, Virginia. (Photo by David Ellis-Pool/Getty Images)
Defense Begins Its Case In Sniper Trial
Defense Begins Its Case In Sniper Trial
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - NOVEMBER 12: Washington area sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad stands as the judge enters the courtroom after a break in his trial in Virginia Beach Circuit Court November 12, 2003 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Muhammad is on trial in a capital murder case for the shooting death of Dean Meyers, 53, at a gas station October 9, 2002 in Manassas, Virginia. (Photo by Lawrence Jackson-Pool/Getty Images)
Defense Begins Its Case In Sniper Trial
Defense Begins Its Case In Sniper Trial
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - NOVEMBER 12: Defense witness David McGill, a Montgomery County, Maryland, police forensic investigator, handles the Bushmaster rifle during his testimony in trial of Washington area sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad in Virginia Beach Circuit Court November 12, 2003 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Muhammad is on trial in a capital murder case for the shooting death of Dean Meyers, 53, at a gas station October 9, 2002 in Manassas, Virginia. (Photo by Lawrence Jackson-Pool/Getty Images)
Penalty Phase Of Sniper Trial Continues
Penalty Phase Of Sniper Trial Continues
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - NOVEMBER 19: A letter from the daughter of convicted Washington area sniperJohn Allen Muhammad is displayed on a screen during the penalty phase of the trial of convicted Washington area sniper John Allen Muhammad at Virginia Beach Circuit Court November 19, 2003 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. John Allen Muhammad was found guilty November 17 of murdering Dean Harold Meyers and the jury is now charged with deciding whether to impose the death penalty. (Photo by Tracy Woodward-Pool/Getty Images)
Penalty Phase Of Washington Area Sniper Trial Continues
Penalty Phase Of Washington Area Sniper Trial Continues
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - NOVEMBER 21: Convicted sniperJohn Allen Muhammad stands in court as the jury reconvenes as the jury reconvenes after deliberating his fate for almost four hours at the Virginia Beach Circuit Court November 21, 2003 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The jury in the case will decide whether Muhammad will be sentenced to life in prison or death. (Photo by Martin Smith-Rodden-Pool/Getty Images)
Drawings Made By Malvo Entered Into Evidence
Drawings Made By Malvo Entered Into Evidence
UNDATED: In this handout from the Fairfax Circuit Court, a drawing from Washington area sniper suspect Lee Boyd Malvo is seen. The drawing was made while Malvo was incarcerated and entered into evidence December 3, 2003 during his trial at the Chesapeake Circuit Court in Chesapeake, Virginia. (Photo by Fairfax Circuit Court via Getty Images)
Drawings Made By Malvo Entered Into Evidence
Drawings Made By Malvo Entered Into Evidence
UNDATED: In this handout from the Fairfax Circuit Court, a drawing from Washington area sniper suspect Lee Boyd Malvo is seen. The drawing was made while Malvo was incarcerated and entered into evidence December 3, 2003 during his trial at the Chesapeake Circuit Court in Chesapeake, Virginia. (Photo by Fairfax Circuit Court via Getty Images)
Drawings Made By Malvo Entered Into Evidence
Drawings Made By Malvo Entered Into Evidence
UNDATED: In this handout from the Fairfax Circuit Court, a drawing from Washington area sniper suspect Lee Boyd Malvo is seen. The drawing was made while Malvo was incarcerated and entered into evidence December 3, 2003 during his trial at the Chesapeake Circuit Court in Chesapeake, Virginia. (Photo by Fairfax Circuit Court via Getty Images)
John Allen Muhammad, one of two men accused in a s
John Allen Muhammad, one of two men accused in a s
MANASSAS, VA - NOVEMBER 13: John Allen Muhammad, one of two men accused in a series of sniper attacks in the Washington, DC, area, arrives for his appearance before Judge Leroy F. Millette at the Prince William County courthouse in Manassas, VA, 13 November, 2002. John Allen Muhammad, 41, and John Lee Malvo, 17, are suspected of terrifying Washington-area residents for three weeks while shooting 13 people as they shopped and pumped gas, killing 10. (Photo credit should read JAHI CHIKWENDIU/AFP/Getty Images)
(FILES): This March 9, 2004 file photo s
(FILES): This March 9, 2004 file photo s
(FILES): This March 9, 2004 file photo shows convicted Washington area sniper John Allen Muhammad standing silently as he is sentenced to death at the Prince William County Circuit Court in Manassas, Virginia. Washington sniper John Allen Muhammad was executed by lethal injection on November 10, 2009 for the three-week reign of terror in 2002 that left 10 people dead, paralyzed the capital and triggered one of the largest manhunts in US history. AFP PHOTO / Files / Pool / Steve Helber (Photo credit should read STEVE HELBER/AFP/Getty Images)
DC Sniper John Allen Muhammad Executed In Virginia
DC Sniper John Allen Muhammad Executed In Virginia
JARRATT, VA - NOVEMBER 10: A vehicle reportedly carrying the body of DC sniper John Allen Muhammad leaves the Greensville Correctional Center November 10, 2009 near Jarratt, Virginia. Muhammad was executed at the center by lethal injection at 9 p.m. for the shooting death of Dean Harold Meyers at a gas station in the Manassas area of Virginia on October 9, 2002. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
The biggest artifacts in the Newseum's f
The biggest artifacts in the Newseum's f
The biggest artifacts in the Newseum's first changing exhibition, "G-Men and Journalists" is the 10-by-12-foot cabin where US unabomber Theodore Kaczynski lived and the full size mock-up of the rear half of the Chevrolet Caprice used as a demonstration model during the trial of the DC snipers is on view June 17, 2008 in Washington, DC. The exhibit which which covers the top news stories of the FBI's first century explores the role of the media in shaping the bureau's image and the somtimes cooperative, somtimes combative relationship between the press and the FBI. AFP PHOTO / TIM SLOAN (Photo credit should read TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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