Belcher Forest Hill Cemetery Section 35 Tier R


Charles R. Belcher Aug 4, 1936 Jul 21, 1965
Belcher shot and killed Harold A. Koerner and Helen Mary Vernig in Koerner's car as they arrived at Vernig's home. Vernig's 12yo son, Robert, watched out the window as it happened.

Police caught up with Belcher a couple blocks away and he ran. After telling him repeatedly to drop his gun he pointed it at the police and they opened fire kikking him. At least six cops shot at him.

Belcher had just got out of jail and was jelous that Vernig had been dating another man, but it wasn't Koerner.



Harold A. Koerner (50)
Helen Mary Vernig (33)