Dead Calif. Family Was All Clad in Black

Twin girls were laid out side-by-side; guns found next to parents
By Dustin Lushing,  Newser Staff
Posted May 29, 2008 8:58 AM CDT
Dead Calif. Family Was All Clad in Black
Retired professor Manas Ucar was found dead with his wife, twin daughters, and mother-in-law in his San Clemente home.   (AP Photo)

The mysterious Turkish-American family with three generations of members found dead in their tony San Clemente home last week were all dressed in black, ABC reports. The 21-year-old twin daughters lay side-by-side on a bed. Their parents, a retired professor and his wife, along with her elderly mother were also dead in the bedroom. Handguns were found next to the parents. Police believe a suicidal family member likely killed the others.

"No hoods, nothing ceremonious, just black clothing," said a police officer. (Read more murder stories.)

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