William Parente

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NY Attorney Beat, Suffocated Family Over Hours

Gig was about to be up on Parente investor scam, investigators believe

(Newser) - A New York attorney beat and suffocated his wife and two daughters in a horrific attack that took hours, police told the New York Daily News. He then fatally slashed himself in a Baltimore hotel room where the four bodies were found. Investigators believe William Parente, 59, was ripping off... More »

Suicidal NY Lawyer Kills Family in Hotel

Family was in Baltimore visiting college daughter

(Newser) - A troubled Long Island attorney killed his wife, two children and himself in a Baltimore hotel, police said yesterday. "The why and the motive in this is just a big blank right now," said a police official of attorney William Parente, 59, who had an estate and tax... More »

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