History Main / PaterFamilicide

23rd May '16 3:59:08 PM MarkLungo
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** In a particularly cruel real-life TwilightZoneTwist, when the abandoned List home burned down the year after the murders, investigators found an antique stained glass ceiling that was worth more than enough money to solve the family's financial problems, at least in the short term, making the deaths especially pointless.

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** In a particularly cruel real-life TwilightZoneTwist, example of a CruelTwistEnding, when the abandoned List home burned down the year after the murders, investigators found an antique stained glass ceiling that was worth more than enough money to solve the family's financial problems, at least in the short term, making the deaths especially pointless.
1st May '16 3:53:40 PM molokai198
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* In the backstory of ''Literature/WingsOfFire'', the [=SeaWing=] prince Albatross killed almost his entire family when he was [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity driven insane by the overuse of animus powers]] required to build the Summer Palace, in what was known as the Royal [=SeaWing=] Massacre.
24th Apr '16 6:53:18 PM TVRulezAgain
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* The father of Creator/JudithBarsi, young star of many a Creator/DonBluth film, killed Judith and her mother, burned their house down, and shot himself. ''TheLandBeforeTime'' and ''AllDogsGoToHeaven'', in which she voiced Ducky and Anne-Marie, respectively, were actually released posthumously.

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* The father of Creator/JudithBarsi, young star of many a Creator/DonBluth film, killed Judith and her mother, burned their house down, and shot himself. ''TheLandBeforeTime'' ''WesternAnimation/TheLandBeforeTime'' and ''AllDogsGoToHeaven'', ''WesternAnimation/AllDogsGoToHeaven'', in which she voiced Ducky and Anne-Marie, respectively, were actually released posthumously.
13th Mar '16 4:15:59 AM eroock
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->''Dad was such a'' drag. ''Every day he'd eat the same kind of food, dress the same, sit in front of the same kind of games... yeah, he was just that kind of guy. But then one day he goes and ''kills'' us all!''

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->''Dad ->''"Dad was such a'' drag. ''Every day he'd eat the same kind of food, dress the same, sit in front of the same kind of games... yeah, he was just that kind of guy. But then one day he goes and ''kills'' us all!''all!"''
2nd Mar '16 5:41:49 PM Conbon07
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* In April 2011, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dupont_de_Ligonnès_murders_and_disappearance Xavier DuPont de Ligonnes]] murdered his wife and their 4 children at their home in Nantes, France and buried their bodies in the backyard before disappearing. His motive is believed to be the significant debt which he'd acquired due to failed business ventures and providing himself and his family a lifestyle that was above and beyond his means. As of March 2016, he has yet to be found.

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* In April 2011, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dupont_de_Ligonnès_murders_and_disappearance Xavier DuPont de Ligonnes]] murdered his wife and their 4 children at their home in Nantes, France and buried their bodies in the backyard before disappearing. His primary motive is believed by authorities to be the significant debt which he'd acquired (and hid from his wife and kids) due to failed business ventures and providing himself and his family a lifestyle that was generally living way above and beyond his means. As of March 2016, he has yet to be found.
2nd Mar '16 5:39:30 PM Conbon07
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* In April 2011, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dupont_de_Ligonnès_murders_and_disappearance Xavier DuPont de Ligonnes]] murdered his wife and their 4 children at their home in Nantes, France and buried their bodies in the backyard before disappearing. His motive is believed to be the significant debt which he'd acquired due to failed business ventures and providing himself and his family a lifestyle that was above and beyond his means. As of March 2016, he has yet to be found.
22nd Jan '16 1:16:24 PM esq263
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* Following Liu Shan's surrender of Shu to Wei, his son, Liu Chan, unwilling to live with the disgrace, is said to have killed his wife and children before killing himself.

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* Following During China's Three Kingdoms Era, following Liu Shan's surrender of Shu to Wei, his son, Liu Chan, unwilling to live with the disgrace, is said to have killed his wife and children before killing himself.
22nd Jan '16 7:55:16 AM esq263
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* Similarly averted in a ''Series/LawAndOrderCriminalIntent'' episode in which a man has apparently been cheating on his wife online, only for his family to be killed after this is discovered. Turns out he was framed.

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* Similarly averted in a ''Series/LawAndOrderCriminalIntent'' episode in which a man has apparently been cheating on his wife online, only for his family to be killed after this is discovered. Turns out he was framed.framed on both counts.
22nd Jan '16 7:54:15 AM esq263
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* ''Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms'' depicts Liu Chan's killing of his wife and children before committing suicide, following the surrender of Shu to Wei. In the story, Liu Chan is portrayed in heroic terms, comparable to his grandfather Liu Bei.
22nd Jan '16 7:52:06 AM esq263
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* Similarly averted in a ''Series/LawAndOrderCriminalIntent'' episode in which a man has apparently been cheating on his wife online, only for his family to be killed after this is discovered. Turns out he was framed.


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* Following Liu Shan's surrender of Shu to Wei, his son, Liu Chan, unwilling to live with the disgrace, is said to have killed his wife and children before killing himself.
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