William Lash IV

Name: William Lash IV
Died: July 14, 2006
Age at death: 12
Cause of death: Murder (gunshot)
Location: McLean, Virginia, USA

Details:
William liked swinging on the swing in his backyard. He “… had a great love of ice skating, Roller Blading, Nationals baseball games and jumping on hotel beds.” Relatives remember his sweet smile and guaranteed hugs.

He had just completed the sixth grade when his father shot him and then killed himself.

References:
William Lash tragedy: Ex-Commerce Dept. official kills son, self
Ex-Bush Aide Fatally Shoots Son, Himself
Two Tearful Goodbyes

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