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Benjamin Allen "Ben" Walker
Birth: Oct. 4, 1981
Death: May 21, 1998
Springfield
Lane County
Oregon, USA

Murder Victim. He died at the hand of Kipland "Kip" P. Kinkel during the Thurston (High School) Tragedy. Kip killed his parents, Bill & Faith Kinkel in their home 5/20/98 and then went to school the next day heavily armed and opened fire in the school's cafteria. Ben died the day after the shootings in the hospital. Kip, who was a freshman at the time, was tried as an adult and was sentenced to the Oregon Department of Corrections for 40 years to life. The story received national media attention. (bio by: Cynthia M.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Jean Marie Grindle Walker Smith (1928 - 2004)
 
Burial:
Springfield Memorial Gardens
Springfield
Lane County
Oregon, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Cynthia M.
Record added: Jul 03, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7649469
Benjamin Allen Ben Walker
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Benjamin Allen Ben Walker
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Benjamin Allen Ben Walker
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Rest in peace, dear angel, and have a Happy Birthday
- Amanda
 Added: Oct. 4, 2014

- Mary Ann Weshinskey
 Added: Oct. 4, 2014

- sjm
 Added: Oct. 4, 2014
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