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Another “Perfect Family” Slaughtered by Father

In domestic law on September 26, 2011 at 4:54 pm

Rocky Nelson, a friend, said the Teagarden father was “a nice guy. He didn’t party. He worked. He was really into his family, so it was a big shock to me when I heard about this.”
Nelson added, “To me, they was like the perfect little family.”

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ORGAN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A husband, wife and two children that a friend described as “the perfect little family” were found shot to death at their rural home in Morgan Township, Greene County.

A news conference is scheduled for 2 p.m. Stay with WTAE.com for updates.

State police at the Waynesburg station said troopers were sent to the Teagarden residence on Chartiers Road just after 10 p.m. Sunday to check on the welfare of the family.

Police say upon arrival, they discovered the husband, wife and two children all dead.

It was not immediately known what caused police to check on the family.

Police said their investigation is being handled as a murder/suicide and autopsies were scheduled for later in the day.

Rocky Nelson, a friend, said the Teagarden father was “a nice guy. He didn’t party. He worked. He was really into his family, so it was a big shock to me when I heard about this.”

Nelson added, “To me, they was like the perfect little family.”

“He never mentioned any problems of any kind,” said neighbor Don Bates, who, like Nelson, said the Teagardens seemed to be “a very happy family.”

The devastating news spread quickly to Jefferson-Morgan Elementary School, where Superintendent Donna Furnier was moved to tears upon learning that a third-grade student was one of the victims.

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Morgan Township Father pleads guilty to lesser charge in shooting death of son

In domestic law on June 22, 2011 at 11:32 am
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VALPARAISO | A Morgan Township man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a
reduced charge of reckless homicide in the shooting of his son
during an argument in August 2009.

James Blum, who had been charged with murder, occasionally cried
during the change of plea hearing before Porter Circuit Court Judge
Mary Harper.

James Blum also bought the gun a day before the shooting,
Polarek said.

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