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Alfred Edward Layng
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Birth: unknown
Death: Jul. 30, 1949

Shortly before 5:30 p.m. on July 30, 1949, Alfred Layng was walking with his wife and four year old daughter, when a robber burst from a grocery store. Layng reacted by attempting to jump the thief. In the resulting scuffle, the money was dislodged from the thief's hands but Layng was shot twice, with one wound piercing his heart. Alfred was a World War 2 veteran, having served with the RCAF. In May 1944 he married his sweetheart, Shirley, and they later had a daughter, Patricia. It was later learned that Layng had been killed by Stanley Buckowski, a murderer on death row in San Quintin prison in California. The murderer confessed to Layng's slaying and that of another Toronto couple. Buckowski was executed in May 1952 for the murder of a Los Angeles woman. 
Prospect Cemetery
Toronto Municipality
Ontario, Canada
Created by: 1weasel
Record added: Aug 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15153030
Alfred Edward Layng
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Alfred Edward Layng
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