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 Mark Orrin Barton

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Mark Orrin Barton

Birth
Stockbridge, Henry County, Georgia, USA
Death 29 Jul 1999 (aged 44)
Acworth, Cobb County, Georgia, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 61545379 View Source
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Murderer

Cause of death: Suicide

Barton was a spree killer who shot and killed 9 people on July 29, 1999 and injured 13 more including his son, wife, and daughter-his daughter, 8, was Mychelle Elizabeth Barton, his son, 11, Matthew David Barton, and his second wife, 27, Leigh Ann Vandiver Barton.
After Barton first murdered his second wife and two children with a hammer, and then shot and killed 9 people, injuring 13, he committed suicide by shooting himself 4 hours after both crimes.
He is also suspected of killing his first wife and her mother in 1993.


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