Police: Dad Shot Himself Hours After Killing Wife, Son

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The slaying of a Roselle family was ruled a double murder-suicide Thursday, with authorities saying the father shot his wife and 7-year-old son multiple times before putting a revolver in his mouth and killing ... Full Story
Texas Longhorn

United States

#2 May 30, 2008
I doubt he would have been enough of a man to kill them without a gun. Thanks again to the NRA, we get to go to another funeral.
Officer L

Atlanta, GA

#3 May 30, 2008
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.
Just My Opinion

West Chicago, IL

#4 May 30, 2008
Texas Longhorn wrote:
I doubt he would have been enough of a man to kill them without a gun. Thanks again to the NRA, we get to go to another funeral.
Just so you know,..... the NRA was NOT there pulling the trigger. They had nothing to do with it. Stop blaming a sick individuals actions on the NRA.

to the family and friends of teh victims.. my prayers to you for the strength you will need to get through this obviously difficult time and for God's comfort for your hearts.
anonymous

Lincolnshire, IL

#5 May 30, 2008
Thanks to the NRA? That is like saying.. thanks to the forks for all the fat people...
Texas Longhorn wrote:
I doubt he would have been enough of a man to kill them without a gun. Thanks again to the NRA, we get to go to another funeral.
Patrick

Chicago, IL

#6 May 30, 2008
anonymous wrote:
Thanks to the NRA? That is like saying.. thanks to the forks for all the fat people...
<quoted text>
Or thanks to the cars for all of the drunk drivers.

I hate it when people blame objects for the actions of people.

If this guy had not had a gun, he would have still killed them. Why? Because the gun that he used was just a tool. If he had not had that, he would have used something else, because he wanted to kill people.

Get your head on straight and see the real issue. It wasn't the gun, it was the murderous nature of his heart that caused this trajedy.
abcdefg

Elk Grove Village, IL

#7 May 31, 2008
joe, man i loved him he was my little brothers best friend! how sad it is to have your own best friend die dont you think?
Dave Hopkins

Grove City, OH

#8 May 31, 2008
I knew Becky when she was a young women in her twenties, she a beautiful person, inside and out. It greatly saddened me when Kenny called with this terrible news.

My condolences and prayers go out to all of the families and friends.

I will always remember Becky as the vibrant person she was and for those that know & remember tha great times we had on the Beer Run
Mike

AOL

#9 May 31, 2008
you people with your blaming the gun laws and the NRA. there was a comment about the gun was only an object. Suppose he cracked the end of a beer bottle or vodka bottle then what. We need to point the finger at a beer comapny or Grey Goose for killing them? same thing. I knew both Mike and Becky and they where are still are good people. I don't know what could of made Mike snap like that but it does bother me that a friend would do this. But think about this before you go and pointing fingers. Do you think you know your own neighbors? so for the people that don't know the family. keep your comments to yourself. and send your thoughts and prayers to the family for there loss and to the Fontana family also just think about is family have to like with and probably labled to society because of you people?
anonymous

Lincolnshire, IL

#10 Jun 2, 2008
keep our comments to ourself? In case you are unware.. this is a public forum. If you want a place where only good things are said, you should create it and moderate it yourself, then you can censor anything you don't like.
Back on topic, I am so sorry for the family and friends of this family. I know how painful suicide can be to a family but cannot even fathom a murder suicide. Obviously this man was mentally ill.
Mike wrote:
you people with your blaming the gun laws and the NRA. there was a comment about the gun was only an object. Suppose he cracked the end of a beer bottle or vodka bottle then what. We need to point the finger at a beer comapny or Grey Goose for killing them? same thing. I knew both Mike and Becky and they where are still are good people. I don't know what could of made Mike snap like that but it does bother me that a friend would do this. But think about this before you go and pointing fingers. Do you think you know your own neighbors? so for the people that don't know the family. keep your comments to yourself. and send your thoughts and prayers to the family for there loss and to the Fontana family also just think about is family have to like with and probably labled to society because of you people?

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