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Daughter kills mother and
brother, dad kills daughter

Associated Press, by Kevin Begos

Original Article

Posted By:kennedylaw, 9/30/2013 2:08:07 PM

A two-decade family feud came to a violent end when a man shot dead the two home invaders that killed his wife and son, not knowing the assailants included his long-estranged daughter, authorities said Sunday. Though the investigation of Friday´s shootings continues, authorities said it appears Josephine and Jeffrey Ruckinger planned to murder her family at their rural central Pennsylvania home — but it remains unclear what exactly led to the deadly confrontation. [snip] Police say Roberta, 64, answered the door, and cried out something like "Oh my God, they have guns!" before her daughter shot her at point-blank range.

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I feel very sorry for the father. I cannot imagine how terrible it would be to lose your entire family to a psychotic daughter.

Source corrected by staff.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 9/30/2013 2:17:21 PM     (No. 9543493)

Lord have mercy on them all. So sad.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rafter, 9/30/2013 3:01:48 PM     (No. 9543535)

It´s extremely tragic.

But, I also happen to like what´s called "gallows humor"...

The inevitable reality show, miniseries or TV movie will be called...

"Brawl In The Family"

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tennman, 9/30/2013 4:17:52 PM     (No. 9543622)

Read the article comments. One thought it was tragic the father was able to get to his weapon. Lofo for sure.

Only wish he´d gotten to it sooner.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: cheeflo, 9/30/2013 4:26:19 PM     (No. 9543632)

FTA: A relative (snip) said the daughter and mother did not get along, but that she had no idea what spawned Friday´s tragedy. The daughter had "a hatred toward the family," she said.

Seriously? No idea?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Shimmer128, 9/30/2013 5:03:18 PM     (No. 9543693)

Hmm. won´t open for me. Maybe that´s best.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 9/30/2013 11:15:41 PM     (No. 9544072)

It´s very sad. Sometimes, no matter what you do or how good of a parent you are, some kids are just different.

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