Monday, March 6, 2006

Local news

Father charged after woman, two kids found slain.

   This happened just around the corner from where I live. Unsettling, to say the least. The main street of town was closed off all day Sunday for the police investigation. While I did not know the people involved, I do recognise the woman from the photo attached to the news story. What goes on with people?



princesssaurora said...

So very sad.

be well,

lurkynat said...

Dear Paul,
I am so sorry for the family, freinds, your community and everyone. Paul as your freind here be sure that your wife and child get extra support.
I am very dissapointed in teh media because they did not give the police nough time to notify people. Usually I would point to tragic suicidal tendencies when job and family dreams fail.. but the brutality and totality of this act points to bad character makeup and extremely sadistic childhood.nat

mavarin said...

Perhaps five years ago five mentally handicapped people (seniors and others) died of the heat in a closed-up house with no A/C - a block away from us.  We'd never had any contact with them whatsoever, but it was still unsettling that it happened so close by.

Then about two years ago, a nursing student who lived in an apartment building near my office murdered two of his professors, one of whom was a client of ours and a member of my church.  Yeegh.  It's upsetting, certainly, and a terrible thing for the people involved.  Ultimately, though, these incidents didn't really make me feel less safe.  They were specifically caused by situations that had nothing to do with me personally, beyond the fundamental interconnectedness of all things, of course.

Still, I'm sorry to hear about this latest horror.


dpoem said...

That is a horrible thing.  It's often unfortunate how crimes such as that can shape the public's perception of a particular town.  For example, I live in Milwaukee, and for the longest time, I couldn't go anywhere without someone asking me about Jeffery Dahmer.  

trickeytricky said...

Isn't it horrible, the things that can happen "right in your backyard."

Take Care!

Amanda :)