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Among His Last Alleged Acts: Killing Daughter With a Bat

NJ's Gregory Keleman found dead of suspected suicide on Tuesday

(Newser) - A New Jersey man accused of beating his daughter to death with a baseball bat and critically injuring his wife in the same attack has been found dead following a manhunt. Gregory Keleman, 57, who was found Tuesday in a wooded area about a mile from the family's home...

Murder-Suicide Erupts in Hotel Lobby

Police investigating shooting deaths of man, woman at Marriott Marquis Houston

(Newser) - A man shot a woman in a hotel lobby in Houston on Tuesday before turning the gun on himself. That's according to police, who responded to the downtown Marriott Marquis Houston hotel, one of the most popular in the city, around 3:33pm. Police Chief Troy Finner says officers...

Cops Blame Brothers' Suicide Pact for Death of 6

One left behind rambling note that took issue with lax gun control, as well as 'The Office'

(Newser) - Texas police were responding to a report of a possible suicidal person at a home in suburban Dallas on Monday when they found the bodies of six family members that are thought to have been there since Saturday—the result of an apparent murder-suicide pact. Coverage:
  • Two brothers, ages 19

Fearing Dementia, Woman Planned Murder-Suicide: Police

Mentally disabled daughter was stabbed to death in motel

(Newser) - An elderly woman who feared she was developing dementia removed her mentally disabled adult daughter from a care facility, then fatally stabbed her in a suburban St. Louis hotel before attempting to kill herself, police and relatives say. Marjorie Theleman, 78, was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder and armed criminal...

Girl Shot by Coast Guard Dad Dies 9 Days Later

Case is now a triple murder-suicide

(Newser) - McKenna Presnar should have spent Christmas Day celebrating with her family. Instead, the 8-year-old succumbed to her injuries Christmas morning at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami—nine days after she was shot by her own father . Police say the case is now a triple murder-suicide, WPLG reports. Police say...

Twist in Case of Missing Hikers Found 'Locked in Embrace'

Police believe it was a murder-suicide

(Newser) - Southern California authorities say the deaths of a young woman and man who vanished in Joshua Tree National Park over the summer were a murder-suicide, the AP reports. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department said Friday that the bodies found Sunday were identified as 20-year-old Rachel Nguyen and 22-year-old...

3 Dead in Off-Campus House in Apparent Murder-Suicide

Victims were 2 SUNY Geneseo students and a former student

(Newser) - Two students and one former student of a college in Western New York are dead in what looks to be a murder-suicide. The three were found in an off-campus house in Geneseo, with the victims identified as Kelsey Annese, 21, who played on the SUNY Geneseo women's basketball team;...

Cops: Paranoid Man Shot and Killed Girl at Soccer Practice

The family friend had spoke of 'mind control' prior to the shooting

(Newser) - Police say the man who shot and killed a 7-year-old girl after her soccer practice Thursday in Michigan believed someone was "out to get him" and trying to use "mind control" on him, Fox 2 Detroit reports. According to the Detroit Free Press , Timothy Obeshaw was a family...

Cops: Dad Purposely Drove Into Lake, Drowned Family

He and his wife were estranged

(Newser) - Police say the horrific deaths of a couple and their three young children who drowned when their SUV went into a lake was no accident. Instead, they're calling it a murder-suicide, reports KPHO . The husband, 27-year-old Glenn Baxter, deliberately drove the vehicle into Tempe Town Lake in Arizona after...

Former MLB Player Killed in Apparent Murder-Suicide

Darryl Hamilton, mother of his child both dead

(Newser) - Darryl Hamilton, who played for the Milwaukee Brewers, Texas Rangers, Colorado Rockies, San Francisco Giants, and New York Mets over 13 seasons with Major League Baseball, was found dead in Texas yesterday in an apparent murder-suicide, police say. The former outfielder, who retired in 2001, was found after a dispute...

9 Dead in Canada Killing Spree
 9 Dead in Canada Killing Spree 

9 Dead in Canada Killing Spree

Police think man killed 6 adults, 2 kids, and himself

(Newser) - A killing spree in Canada has left nine people dead at three separate locations in or near Edmonton, reports the CBC . Authorities think one man killed six adults and two children in a domestic dispute before committing suicide. Edmonton police found the first victim, a middle-aged woman, inside a home...

Dad in Bitter Divorce Shoots 3 Kids, Self

His 9-year-old daughter survived and is hospitalized in Florida

(Newser) - David Mohney wanted big changes for his family: to end his turbulent marriage, move his children 1,900 miles from Florida to South Dakota, and transition from being a stay-at-home dad to starting work as a chiropractor. Instead, authorities say, 52-year-old Mohney reached for a gun after arguing with his...

Slain Newlywed Gave Wrong Address to 911

Victim in murder-suicide had numbers transposed

(Newser) - It's not clear whether the mistake cost Kelly Ecker Samson her life, but the Indiana newlywed repeatedly gave the wrong address to police when she called to report that her husband was assaulting her, reports the Indianapolis Star . Samson, 50, gave her address as 4205 North Creal St., instead...

Iran Rockers' US Dream Ended in Massacre

Cops say shooter was booted from another band

(Newser) - The bloodshed in Brooklyn early yesterday brought a horrific end to the career of a band that was huge in Tehran's thriving underground rock scene—and a rising star in the US. Yellow Dogs members Arash and Soroush Farazmand were shot dead along with occasional vocalist Ali Eskandarian by...

NYPD: Man Kills 3 Who Threw Him Out of Band

Attack happened early this morning in Brooklyn

(Newser) - Four people are dead in Brooklyn today, and sources are pointing the finger at a musician who they say was out for revenge. The New York Post reports that the gunman arrived at a Bushwick building around midnight and began shooting a semi-automatic weapon; police describe a scene littered with...

Father Kills Son, Self During Supervised Visitation

Muni Savyon, 54, was at New Hampshire YWCA office with son, 9

(Newser) - An Israeli-born software engineer shot his 9-year-old son to death before taking his own life during supervised visitation at a New Hampshire YWCA office, officials say. An adult supervisor was present when Muni Savyon, 54, of Manchester, took out a handgun and shot 9-year-old Joshua Savyon of Amherst before shooting...

Family 'Meant World' to Man Who Shot Daughters

Anthony Alvarez, Vietnam vet, suffered from PTSD: son

(Newser) - Family was everything for Anthony Alvarez—and yet the 63-year-old man shot his two adult daughters on Memorial Day before taking his own life, say police. No motive has yet been revealed, but his son says the Vietnam veteran has "never been the same" since his wife of 42...

Host of TV Gun Show Fatally Shot
Host of TV
Gun Show
Fatally Shot

Host of TV Gun Show Fatally Shot

Rifleman's Journal star dead in apparent murder-suicide

(Newser) - The host of the Rifleman's Journal show on the Sportsman Channel was shot to death by a jealous husband in Montana, reports the AP . Gregory Rodriguez, 43, was killed by Wayne Bengston, 41, after Bengston caught Rodriguez visiting his wife, police say. Bengston pistol-whipped his wife, drove off, then...

Cops: Grandma Took Off With Boys, Killed Them, Self

Debra Denison, 47, believed to have shot grandsons in Connecticut

(Newser) - Debra Denison was supposed to pick up her grandsons Alton Perry, 2, and Ashton Perry, 6 months, and bring them home for Alton's birthday party—instead, Connecticut state police found all three dead in a parked car last night. They believe Denison shot the children and herself, the AP...

Bow Killer Blamed Dad for Asperger's Syndrome

Krumm said he should be 'castrated'

(Newser) - Just a few weeks before killing his father with a bow and arrow and a knife, Christopher Krumm revealed that he blamed his dad for giving him Asperger's syndrome, and believed he should be "castrated" to prevent him from having more children, one of Krumm's Connecticut neighbors...

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