Maryland Family Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide
By Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 18, 2009 3:05 PM CDT
Frederick County Sheriff's deputies stand guard outside a house in Middletown, Md. on Saturday, April 18, 2009 where five bodies were found.   (AP Photo/The Frederick News-Post, Sam Yu)

(Newser) – Police discovered five bodies in a Maryland house today after a man apparently butchered his family and killed himself, the Frederick News Post reports. Few details are known, but police in Middletown, Md., say Christopher Alan Wood, 34, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the AP reports. His wife, two boys, and girl died after "traumatic cuts." Family members found the bodies this morning and led police to the scene.

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Apr 19, 2009 12:13 PM CDT
Oh yeah, guns are never the problem.
Apr 19, 2009 5:54 AM CDT
You're right, this can't be for real, it is saying someone was murdered with something besides a gun...