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Father in Murder-Suicide Had Considerable Debt
More details are coming out about Ervin Lupoe, who is suspected of killing himself after shooting his five children and wife at their Wilmington neighborhood home. He was at least one month behind in mortgage payments, owed the IRS $15,000 and had thousands of dollars out on credit, reports the Associated Press.
Lupoe and his wife were fired from Kaiser Permanente Medical Center West Los Angeles over a week ago after apparently lying about their income, which they did to quality for cheaper child care. In a fax to KABC, Lupoe blamed Kaiser.
The family was also planning to go to a relative's home in Kansas. Their car was already packed.