• DA: Man killed wife, 3 kids before turning gun on self

    9 days ago - By WCVB

    The shooting deaths of a family of five in Abington have been ruled a quadruple murder-suicide, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz said Wednesday.
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  • Abington father killed three children and wife, says chief medical examiner

    Abington father killed three children and wife, says chief medical examiner

    9 days ago - By Boston Herald

    Abington father Joseph Zaccardi killed his three children and his wife before turning the gun on himself, the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled Wednesday.
    The family of five was found dead Monday morning.
    The three children from the Zaccardi family were Alexis, 11, and twins Nathaniel and Kathryn, 9. Their parents were Deirdre, 40, and Joseph, 43.
    “In the cases of Deirdre Zaccardi and her three children, the OCME ruled that the causes of the deaths were determined to be shooting by firearm and the manner of the deaths were determined to be homicide,” the Plymouth District...
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