Tuesday, 23 June 2009

Aplington-Parkersburg High

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Mark Becker entered the weight room of Aplington-Parkersburg High School, in Parkersburg, Iowa, and shot football coach Ed Thomas inside. Thomas was airlifted to Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, Iowa, where he later died of his wounds. Becker was arrested and charged with first-degree murder. Becker was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Secondary School Attacks
  • Deaths: 1
  • Injuries: 0
  • City: Parkersburg
  • State: Iowa
  • Facility Type: K-12
  • Facility SubType: Secondary
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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