FBI Baltimore
Public Affairs Specialist Dave Fitz
(410) 277-6689
October 15, 2014

John Doe Not Ten Most Wanted Fugitive William Bradford Bishop, Jr.

FBI Laboratory scientists have determined a John Doe killed in 1981 in Scottsboro, Alabama is not William Bradford Bishop, Jr.

Bishop is on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list, wanted for the murders of his five family members in 1976 in Montgomery County, Maryland. The FBI Baltimore Division, Montgomery County Police Department, and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will continue to pursue leads in the case, which is active and ongoing. If you have any information regarding Bishop or his whereabouts, you are asked to call 1-800-CALL-FBI.