by Gwen Moritz
on Monday, Sep. 30, 2002 12:00 am
12 min read
After being caught embezzling from Stephens Inc., futures trader John Markle killed his family and himself in November 1987. (Photo courtesy KATV-TV, Channel 7)
The house at 1820 S. Main Street in Little Rock where John Markle murdered his wife and two daughters before killing himself, Nov. 16, 1987.
John Markle left behind a bitter, accusatory letter for his mother, Academy Award-winning actress Mercedes McCambridge, shown here in an undated video with granddaughters Suzanne, left, and Amy Markle. (Photo courtesy KATV-TV, Channel 7)
Amy Michelle Markle was 13 when she was murdered by her father.
Suzanne Marie Markle was 9 on the night her father shot her five times, killing her.
The Little Rock Police Department displayed the Halloween mask that John Markle apparently wore while he shot his wife and children to death, as well as the three handguns he used. (Photo courtesy KATV-TV, Channel 7)
A closer look at the mask Markle wore as he shot and killed his wife and two daughters.
A plaque at Gibbs International Magnet School in Little Rock in memory of Suzanne Markle, who was murdered by her father, along with her mother and sister, in November 1987. (Tre Baker)