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Elderly couple slain in NW Wisc.; son a suspect

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IRON RIVER, Wis. – This northwestern Wisconsin community was reeling Sunday on news that an elderly couple had been killed in a violent attack in their apartment the previous evening, allegedly carried out by one of their grown children.


Officials identified the victims as Jim Crain, 79, and Eunice “Crickett” Crain, 76, and identified the suspect as one of the Crains’ sons.

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