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Classification: Murderer
Characteristics: Escape - Robbery
Number of victims: 2
Date of murders: August 22, 1985
Date of arrest: Next day
Date of birth: July 18, 1952
Victims profile: Patricia Vance and David Omer
Method of murder: Shooting
Location: Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Status: Sentenced to death on March 22, 1994

Supreme Court of Kentucky

opinion 1998-SC-0931-MR

HAIGHT, RANDY, DOB 7-18-52, was sentenced to death March 22, 1994 in Jefferson County for the murder of Patricia Vance and David Omer on August 22, 1985.

Haight escaped from Johnson County Jail on August 18, 1985 with his girlfriend and another male inmate while awaiting trial. The bodies of Vance and Omer were discovered inside their car near Herrington Lake in Garrad County. Haight was apprehended in a cornfield in Mercer County August 23, 1985.


This killer escaped from the Johnson County Jail in 1985. He was there while awaiting trials in three counties. He stole guns and several cars; shot at a Ky. State Police Trooper, and caused another police officer's death in a gunfight. He executed a young couple while they were inside their car. He shot the man in the face, chest, shoulder, and back of head and shot the woman in the shoulder, temple, back of head, and through the eye. He spent all but two of his 15 adult years in four Ohio, three Virginia, and four Kentucky prisons.


Patricia Vance
David Omer



Randy Haight



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