Ron Lee Haskell

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Cassidy Stay Cries as Uncle Is Convicted of Killing Her Family

Ronald Lee Haskell's insanity defense rejected by jury

(Newser) - A man accused of fatally shooting six members of his ex-wife's family , including four children, in an act of vengeance is guilty of capital murder, a jury in Houston decided Thursday. Jurors deliberated for eight hours over two days before rejecting Ronald Lee Haskell's insanity defense, the AP... More »

JK Rowling Reaches Out to Survivor of Family Shooting

Texas teen Cassidy Stay quoted Dumbledore at her family's memorial service

(Newser) - Cassidy Stay, the Texas teen who made headlines in July when she became the sole survivor of a family massacre that left her parents and four younger siblings dead, quoted a Harry Potter novel at her family's memorial service: "In The Prisoner of Azkaban, Dumbledore says, 'Happiness... More »

Texas Shooting Survivor: Angels Protected Me

Plus: Alleged attacker was homecoming king

(Newser) - The only survivor of a mass shooting near Houston, now out of the hospital , is offering a message of hope after the slaying of her family. Speaking at a public memorial today, Cassidy Stay told listeners that she's "on a straightforward path to a full recovery," KHOU... More »

Lone Survivor of Shooting in Texas Leaves Hospital

Cassidy Stay, 15, lost her parents and four siblings

(Newser) - It is one bright spot in an otherwise horrible story: The 15-year-old girl who survived the mass shooting that killed her parents and four siblings is out of the hospital and expected to make a full recovery, reports the Houston Chronicle . Cassidy Stay was tied up and shot with the... More »

Accused Texas Shooter Collapses in Court

Prosecutors say they're seeking capital murder indictment

(Newser) - When the charges against him were read in a Texas courtroom today, Ron Lee Haskell collapsed. The accused killer of six was standing shackled between two guards at the time. The guards lowered him to a sitting position on the floor, then hoisted him onto a desk chair and wheeled... More »

Texas Shooter Demanded to Know Where Ex Was

Suspect Ron Haskell attacked own mother last week

(Newser) - Cassidy Stay, the 15-year-old girl who saved her grandparents from the gunman who massacred the rest of her family , is expected to make a full recovery from the gunshot wound that fractured her skull, her grandfather says. "We are in awe of her bravery and courage in calling 911,... More »

Texas Man Shot Kids Execution-Style

Cop says Haskell came to home 'under guise of FedEx driver'

(Newser) - The details emerging from yesterday's shooting in a Houston suburb are jarring: Prosecutors this morning alleged that Ronald Lee Haskell, 33, shot his seven victims execution-style in the head after tying them up; four children and two adults are dead, with a 15-year-old survivor having sustained a skull fracture.... More »

Cops: Texas Man Kills 4 Kids

Death toll at 6; suspect surrenders after 3-hour standoff

(Newser) - Police say a man killed six people—four of them children—at a suburban Houston home last night. He also critically wounded a 15-year-old girl, authorities say. She was apparently able to call 911 to tell police what kind of car he was driving, and where he was headed next,... More »

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