Do Murder-Suicides Ever Go "Right?"












This story about a domestic violence incident in Phoenix on Sunday is tragic, but we were also stunned by the ludicrous headline about it published on Channel 3's (KTVK-TV) Web site.

"Murder-suicide goes wrong," indeed. While technically accurate, the female victim in this case was left wounded, but alive. Which would mean the murder-suicide went the "right" way, in one sense -- even though it failed.

We don't know about the deadline champs over at Channel 3, but we're rooting against murder-suicides.


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Ray Stern has worked as a newspaper reporter in Arizona for more than two decades. He's won numerous awards for his reporting, including the Arizona Press Club's Don Bolles Award for Investigative Journalism.