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Lawrence W. MOORE





Classification: Mass murderer
Characteristics: Brain defect
Number of victims: 4
Date of murders: May 8, 1981
Date of arrest: Same day
Date of birth: 1961
Victims profile: Men and women
Method of murder: Shooting
Location: Salem, Marion County, Oregon, USA
Status: Sentenced to death
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On May 8, 1981, Lawrence Moore, 20 years, with a brain defect, burst into the Oregon Museum Tavern and began shooting. Within seconds four people lay dead and 19 others were wounded.

During the trial of another lethal Oregonian, serial killer Randy Woodfield, defense attornies tried to lay the blame of Randy's killings on the mentally defective Moore. Fortunately good sense prevailed Moore did not become Woodfield's escape.



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