Wednesday, August 6, 2014
"KEENESBURG, CO — A Colorado man reportedly shot and killed his 14-year-old son before fatally turning the gun on himself following a seven-hour standoff with deputies.
"The tragic ending inside a Kennesburg home early Tuesday morning was the summation of months of problems between Shawn D. Kilker, 42, and his estranged wife, Denise, Weld County Sheriff officials told [reporters].
"`He was saying things that he was going to do to her, like having her raped and all this other crap that he thought of. Anything to hurt her,` family friend, Don Enroughty, told the station.
"That threat apparently included killing their 14-year-old son whom officials say stayed dutifully by his father's side throughout the standoff with SWAT crews.
"`He was going to be a freshman and go to varsity football. He was a good kid. He had a heart of gold,` Kilker's sister-in-law [said] while biting back tears. `The marriage was over and he just couldn't accept it and he was gonna take somebody down to hurt his wife.`"
Source: New York Daily News...