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Ex-Marine's suicide ends rampage, manhunt

Ex-Marine's suicide ends rampage that killed ex-wife, 5 relatives; body is found in the woods
Kathy Matheson And Sean Carlin, The Associated Press

PENNSBURG, Pa. - An ex-Marine's suicide ended a violent rampage that left his ex-wife and five of her relatives dead a week after he lost a custody battle.

Bradley Stone was found dead of self-inflicted stab wounds Tuesday following a killing spree in suburban Philadelphia. Residents and officials were relieved it was over but mourned the loss of so many lives.

Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings commits suicide

Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings near Philadelphia commits suicide; body is found in the woods
Kathy Matheson And Sean Carlin, The Associated Press

PENNSBURG, Pa. - An Iraq War veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives in a shooting and slashing frenzy was found dead of self-inflicted stab wounds Tuesday in the woods of suburban Philadelphia, ending a day-and-a-half manhunt that closed schools and left people on edge.

Terminally ill woman witnesses Ohio murder-suicide

Family friction over care for Ohio cancer patient culminates in murder-suicide, leaves 4 dead
Kantele Franko, The Associated Press

LOGAN, Ohio - A man repeatedly shot his adult son and two sisters-in-law in his living room, killing them in front of his terminally ill wife, then fatally shot himself on the front porch as family tension about the cancer-stricken woman's care apparently boiled over, authorities said.

An earlier dispute about whether the woman should have been fed tea and toast or the orange her husband had peeled for her apparently set off the shooter Monday, 63-year-old Paul Gilkey.

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