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Dad's Alleged Role in Kids' Deaths 'Shocks the Conscience'

Ali Elmezayen faces fraud charges given insufficient evidence of murder

(Newser) - What at first appeared to be a tragic accident is now labeled a "coldhearted scheme." Two children, ages 8 and 13, died on April 9, 2015, when the car their father was driving sped off a Los Angeles wharf and sank. Ali Elmezayen, whose window was open, quickly... More »

Boy, 9, Clings to Life After He's Shot in Head by Dad

Daryl Benway kills 7-year-old daughter, self

(Newser) - A Massachusetts boy is fighting for his life after he and his 7-year-old sister were shot in the head by their suicidal father, said law enforcement authorities. Police found Daryl Benway, 41, and daughter Abigail dead in the master bedroom of their Oxford home. Owen Benway, 9, was found still... More »

Suspected Killer Spent 8 Years Building Bunker

Peter Keller stocked it with generator, ammunition

(Newser) - Some 22 hours after they first located Peter Keller's mountainside bunker, tactical officers set off explosives and entered the dwelling, finding the 41-year-old dead of a self-inflicted gunshot. Keller is believed to have killed his wife and 18-year-old daughter in their home last weekend before fleeing to the bunker,... More »

Facebook Plea for Missing Twins

Girls, 6, last spotted sobbing on Corsican ferry

(Newser) - A heartsick Swiss mother has turned to Facebook in a plea to the public to help find her young twin daughters, missing since they were snatched by their suicidal father. Alessia and Livia Schepp, both 6, were last spotted crying on a ferry to Corsica with their dad after he... More »

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