Mass. Lawyer kills wife, 3 kids in apparent murder-suicide

one year ago

Berkshire County news, Massachusetts news.

According to authorities, a Massachusetts lawyer took his own life after he allegedly murdered his wife and their three kids inside the family house in Berkshire County.

Berkshire District Attorney Andrea Harrington reported that firefighters were responding to a blaze at the lawyer's home on Thursday. As they arrived, they discovered the hole family members dead.

The victims were identified as Luke Karpinski, 41, who was lying on the second floor with his 7-year-old twins and 3-year-old kid while their mother Justine Wilbur was discovered on the first floor.

The five bodies were transported to Boston's Chief Medical Examiner's office in order to determine the cause of the deaths.