Disturbing News – California
CBS has reported a very bizarre triple homicide that, assuming it turns out to be accurate, is astounding. The story goes like this…a husband and wife were going through a contentious divorce, with the most significant part of the case being that the husband felt like he should be entitled to a share of a piece of real estate that wife had inherited. California law apparently is similar to Texas law in that the real estate was wife’s separate property and husband had no legal claim to it, due to the fact that it had been inherited by wife.
Apparently husband went out of his mind over what he perceived as the unfairness of the situation and murdered his wife, her sister, and their aunt today, before turning the gun on himself and ending his own life. The husband and wife leave behind two teenage children. As tragic and pointless as this story is, sadly it is not that uncommon. I read one of these spouse kills spouse during divorce case stories at least a few times a year. It is a shame but this is certainly not the first time it has happened.
Here is the part about this story that is utterly amazing to me. The husband in this case was a marriage counselor! His job was to counsel people on how to work out their differences and behave properly and deal with sometimes difficult situations in healthy way. I’m really absolutely stunned that someone in that profession could be capable of this kind of action.
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