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Motive sought in O.C. murder-suicide

July 29, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Investigators are trying to determine if money trouble or marital problems prompted an Anaheim man to kill his wife, try to kill his young son and then take his own life.Investigators say 51-year-old Wayne Zickefoose's home was in foreclosure.

They say he shot and killed his 39-year-old wife, Herminia, on Sunday night, June 13, and then shot his 3-year-old son three times before he killed himself.

A passing motorist called 911 to report gunshots in the neighborhood.

The 3-year-old was in critical but stable condition.

Another son, 5, was unhurt and is now in protective custody.


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