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The Decades-Long Hunt for William Bradford Bishop

The Decades-Long Hunt for William Bradford Bishop

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Police believe William Bradford Bishop, Jr. used a sledgehammer to murder his wife, Annette, his mother, Lobelia, and his three boys, 14-year-old Brad, 10-year-old Brenton and 5-year-old Geoffrey, back in 1976. Read More

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The FBI put William Bradford Bishop, Jr. on its Ten Most Wanted list 38 years after he was indicted for killing his family in Potomac, Md. The News 4 I-Team takes you inside the case.

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How Bishop Was Added to the Ten Most Wanted List

How Bishop Was Added to the Ten Most Wanted List

To get on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List takes a horrendous crime, a notorious fugitive and a team of investigators determined to get their guy on the Bureau’s most famous list of names. Here's how Bishop was added. Read More

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Timeline of the Hunt for William Bradford Bishop

Timeline of the Hunt for William Bradford Bishop

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Inside the Evidence Room in the Hunt for Bishop

Inside the Evidence Room in the Hunt for Bishop

How do you piece together the parts of a man capable of murder? Some of the answers lie in the evidence collected in the case in the Montgomery County Police Department's Cold Case Evidence Room, where the Bishop investigation... Read More

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Inside the Evidence in the Hunt for William Bradford Bishop

Inside the Evidence in the Hunt for William Bradford Bishop

Few have seen the Montgomery County Cold Case Evidence Room. Evidence from the case against William Bradford Bishop takes up more space than any other in the room. The News4 I-Team gained access to evidence from the case never before seen.

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Inside the Search for William Bradford Bishop

Inside the Search for William Bradford Bishop

The News4 I-Team takes you inside one of the area’s most infamous murder mysteries, almost 40 years old. On March 1, 1976, investigators say State Department employee William Bradford Bishop killed his entire family in Potomac, Md., dumped their bodies in Columbia, N.C. and then abandoned his vehicle in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. He was never seen again.

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How to Help Find William Bradford Bishop

How to Help Find William Bradford Bishop

Investigators believe William Bradford Bishop could be living in plain sight, anywhere in the country. The News4 I-Team breaks down what he might look like today at the age of 77 and what activities he might be doing. The FBI wants everyone to look out, to see if that quiet neighbor or even a relative might actually be Bishop.

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Creating the New Bust of William Bradford Bishop

Creating the New Bust of William Bradford Bishop

"He's been living a lie, keeping this great secret for more than three decades": The FBI tapped one of the country’s best forensic artists to create a new bust of what William Bradford Bishop might look like after almost 40 years. Karen Taylor talks about the intense research she did to create Bishop’s new face and what the case means to her.

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Timeline of the Hunt for William Bradford Bishop

Timeline of the Hunt for William Bradford Bishop

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How You Can Help Find William Bradford Bishop

How You Can Help Find William Bradford Bishop

Almost four decades have passed since anyone saw William Bradford Bishop, Jr. The FBI hopes new attention to the case will help someone to recognize him. Read More

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