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Fight Over Toast, Oranges Led to Murder-Suicide

January 10, 2012  | 

A dispute over whether a terminally ill woman should have been given tea and toast or an orange apparently upset her husband so much that he shot and killed two of the woman's sisters and his own son before killing himself, reports the Lancaster Eagle Gazette.

The sick woman, Darlene Gilkey, witnessed the shootings from a hospital bed in her living room but wasn't hurt. The 59-year-old is dying of cancer.

After the shootings Monday afternoon, Paul Gilkey, 63, stepped out onto his front porch, sat down in a chair and fatally shot himself.

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cap manuel... @ 1/10/2012 9:44 PM

sorry to hear about any lost of life but its more than just the tea and toast..he was just tired of the bs in that house and those females...he just gave up...its an outward expression of depression and giving up..sorry about the lost again !!!

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