Monsters Among Us: John Laurence Miller killed a 22-months-old child, when paroled, killed his parents

Laura Joan Wetzel, 22-months [11/12/1957]
Harold Arthur Miller [10/21/1975]
Lela May Miller [10/21/1975]

At 15 years of age, John Lawrence Miller beat a 22-month-old infant, Laura Joan Wetzel. He got out of prison on parole in 1975. Two months later, he shot his parents to death. Apparently, this was something he dreamed about doing his whole life. He was sentenced to life in prison for his parents murders. He is also known as John Lawrence Miller.

Find-A-Grave: Laura Joan Wetzel
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Murderpedia: John Lawrence Miller
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John Laurence Miller


CDCR Number A44862
Age 79
Admission Date 01/09/1958
Current Location California State Prison, Los Angeles County
Parole Eligible Date (Month/Year) 06/1992
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