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General Information

Name:  Robert E. Hanlon, PhD  

Pen Name: None


Born: in

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Illinois Connection

Hanlon lives in the Chicago area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dr. Robert Hanlon is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. He is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist, specializing in the forensic evaluation of violent criminal offenders, and has evaluated hundreds of murder defendants and convicted murderers.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Survived by one :
ISBN: 0809332620. OCLC Number: 856411610

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On November 8, 1985, 18-year-old Tom Odle brutally murdered his parents and three siblings in the small southern Illinois town of Mount Vernon, sending shockwaves throughout the nation. The murder of the Odle family remains one of the most horrific family mass murders in U.S. history. Odle was sentenced to death and, after seventeen years on death row, expected a lethal injection to end his life. However, Illinois governor George Ryan's moratorium on the death penalty in 2000, and later commutation of all death sentences in 2003, changed Odle's sentence to natural life. The commu.