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Family of 4 found dead in Westchester

Gregory and Molly Friedlander play near their home

Gregory and Molly Friedlander play near their home in Cross River, Westchester County. The children were shot to death in their beds by their father, who then killed their mother and himself, police in Westchester say. The photo dated Feb. 26, 2010 was provided by the Lewisboro Ledger/Hersam Acorn Newspapers. Photo Credit: AP

Sam and Amy Friedlander and their children Molly, 10, and Gregory, 8, were found dead Tuesday in their home in Cross River, N.Y. Police in Westchester County say Sam Friedlander fatally shot his children and bludgeoned his wife to death before killing himself. The couple was in the process of divorce and the house was for sale.

Sam Friedlander, left, is pictured as a member
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Sam Friedlander, left, is pictured as a member of the student newspaper during his junior year in the 1978 Farmingdale High School "Hi-Life" Yearbook.

Sam Friedlander is pictured as a member of
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Sam Friedlander is pictured as a member of Student Activities Council during his junior year in the 1978 Farmingdale High School "Hi-Life" Yearbook.

Sam Friedlander is pictured as a senior in
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Sam Friedlander is pictured as a senior in the 1979 Farmingdale High School "Hi-Life" Yearbook. (Oct. 20, 2011)

Sam Friedlander shows his daughter, Molly, then 2,
Photo Credit: Journal News, 2003

Sam Friedlander shows his daughter, Molly, then 2, the pigs at Muscoot Farm in Somers, N.Y. (June 15, 2003).

Amy Friedlander was found dead in her Cross
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Amy Friedlander was found dead in her Cross River home with her husband and children. Police believe she and the children were slain Oct. 18, 2011 by her husband who then killed himself.

Gregory and Molly Friedlander play near their home
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Gregory and Molly Friedlander play near their home in Cross River, Westchester County. The children were shot to death in their beds by their father, who then killed their mother and himself, police in Westchester say. The photo dated Feb. 26, 2010 was provided by the Lewisboro Ledger/Hersam Acorn Newspapers.

New York State Police Maj. Michael Kopy speaks
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New York State Police Maj. Michael Kopy speaks with reporters Wednesday during a news conference in Hawthorne, N.Y. on the deaths the day before of the Friedlander family. (Oct. 19, 2011)

Journalists talk to a New York State trooper
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Journalists talk to a New York State trooper Wednesday outside the home of Sam and Amy Friedlander in Cross River, Westchester County. The couple and their two children were found dead in the house the day before. (Oct. 19, 2011)

The home of Sam and Amy Friedlander in
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The home of Sam and Amy Friedlander in Cross River, Westchester County, where the bodies of the couple and their two children were found Tuesday afternoon. (Oct. 19, 2011)

Lewisboro Police Chief Frank Secret, second from right,
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Lewisboro Police Chief Frank Secret, second from right, and Town Supervisor Charles P. Duffy, far left, chat with New York State troopers near the house in Westchester County were the bodies of Sam and Amy Friedlander and their children Molly, 10, and Gregory, 8, were found. The deaths are believed to be murder-suicide. (Oct. 19, 2011)

A news crew prepares its report Wednesday outside
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A news crew prepares its report Wednesday outside the Westchester County house where Sam and Amy Friedlander and their two children were found dead the day before. (Oct. 19, 2011)

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