Queens Man In Midst Of Contentious Custody Battle Killed Child, Ex-Wife, And Current Wife Before Killing Himself
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The shocking deaths of four people in an Astoria apartment on Monday were the result of a murder-suicide. In a press conference today, Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said that James Shields Jr. killed his six-year-old son; his ex-wife, who was the mother of the child; and his current wife on Monday—and that Shields was involved in a bitter custody battle. "Financial and custody seems to be the primary reasons behind the tragic incident," he said. [ more › ]


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