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The Making of Lee Boyd Malvo: The D.C. Sniper

Carmeta Albarus and Jonathan Mack


In October of 2002, a series of sniper attacks paralyzed the Washington Beltway, turning normally placid gas stations, parking lots, restaurants, and school grounds into chaotic killing fields. After the spree, ten people were dead and several others wounded. The perpetrators were forty-one-year-old John Allen Muhammad and his seventeen-year-old protégé, Lee Boyd Malvo. Called in by the judge to serve on Malvo's defense team, social worker Carmeta Albarus was instructed by the court to uncover any information that might help mitigate the death sentence the teen faced. Albarus met with Malvo nu ... More

Keywords: sniper attacks, Washington Beltway, John Allen Muhammad, Lee Boyd Malvo, Jamaica, Antigua, race hatred

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780231143110
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231143110.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carmeta Albarus, author
CVA Consulting Services

Jonathan Mack, author

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