After requesting a ride to work an argument between a couple breaks out and in front of their 4 children the unthinkable happens. "He called her a
Lucifer", she tried to run away but was stopped with a knife, and was then brutally stabbed to death, the children all ran outside in unimaginable
fear and panic, but the father was able to order them all back inside where he then lined them up and began stabbing them, 2 of them got away....
Original news source:
Steven Ryder, 46, and his 32-year-old wife, Louise, quarrelled Sunday night after she requested a ride to work, according to police. Steven Ryder
called his wife "a Lucifer" and she then tried to run away but was attacked with a knife, said Police Chief Thomas Roche.
During the attack, the couple's children fled outside, but were ordered by their father to return to the house, Roche said. Steven Ryder then lined
them up and attacked his 12-year-old daughter and 13-year-old son. The couple's two other children escaped without injury. One ran to a nearby home
and told a neighbor what happened....
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"She requested a ride to work" and for that was a 'lucifer'. I am almost speechless after this report. once again we have a case where it seems to
have been quite a normal family and to have a what some say was a normal day for them end like this is defies explanation.
What makes people snap like this? is there anyway people can know if the person they think they know could snap like this one day and kill them? Did
he really think she was a "lucifer"? and what about the kids why did he feel like they had to be killed as well?
Sadly in cases like this there will always be more questions than answers. And I can't help but think about the surviving children who will have to
live with the horror of this day for the rest of their lives.
Of course this story may not be news worthy as the body count is just to low. Now Back to the war in Iraq!
[edit on 8-6-2004 by John bull 1]