Susan Launius was the wife of Ronnie Lee Launius. He was the leader of the Wonderland Gang, which was a group of drug dealers who were involved in trading cocaine in Los Angeles during the 1970s and 1980s. Ronnie Lee Launius was one of the people murdered on July 1, 1981 as well as two other members of the gang in what became known as the Wonderland murders. William Ray and Joy Audrey were the other two people murdered that day. Susan Launius was attacked but managed to survive. The Wonderland Gang received their name due to the homebase being at Wonderland Avenue.