NY police: Man killed his kids, wife and himself

In this Feb. 26, 2010 Friedlander family photo provided by the Lewisboro Ledger/Hersam Acorn Newspapers on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, Gregory and Molly Friedlander play in the snow at their home in Cross River, N.Y. A family of four was found dead in their sprawling home in an affluent suburb after what appeared to be a murder-suicide, state police said. The bodies of Amy and Sam Friedlander and their children, 8-year-old Gregory and 10-year-old Molly, were discovered in their four-bedroom, blue-gray, Colonial-style house in Cross River on Tuesday afternoon, according to police Maj. Michael Kopy. (AP Photo/Sam Friedlander/Lewisboro Ledger/Hersam Acorn Newspapers)

October 20, 2011 8:13:15 PM PDT
A man in the middle of a divorce fatally shot his two children in their beds, bludgeoned his wife to death with the leg from a piece of furniture, then killed himself in the basement of their suburban home, police said Wednesday.