Calif. Cops Discover 2nd 'Familycide' in 8 Days

Another family wiped out in murder-suicide
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Jun 2, 2011 3:15 AM CDT
The parents and daughters of the Pimienta family were found drowned in the pool or bathtub of their San Diego home last week. Now county cops have discovered another suspected "familycide."   (Facebook)

(Newser) – California police believe they've found another case of a family wiped out in a murder-suicide—the second such tragedy in eight days, reports the AP. The discovery of the body of a man who apparently leaped to his death from a highway overpass near San Diego led investigators to a home where the corpses of his lover and her two young children were found. Just last week a man, his wife, and their two daughters were found drowned in the pool and bathtub of their San Diego home in what investigators believe was a murder-suicide likely carried out by the father.

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