Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Dad threatening family commits suicide as SWAT team neared (Ocklawaha, Florida)

This kind of Daddy Drama seems to be getting more common. Thank goodness Daddy didn't manage to murder his wife and kids in all this, like the father in Rice, Texas.

Dad is identified as KEVIN ROGER BAILEY.


Man threatening family killed self as SWAT neared, report says

By Rick Allen Staff writer Published: Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 2:19 p.m. Last Modified: Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 2:19 p.m.
A 34-year-old Ocklawaha man who reportedly was threatening his family with a gun and a knife committed suicide early Sunday as members of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team closed in on him, according to a sheriff’s office media release.

Deputies were called about 1:30 a.m. because Kevin Roger Bailey was brandishing the weapons “in a threatening manner” near 12220 SE 124th Court in Ocklawaha, according to the release. Several members of his family were injured. “

As deputies arrived, Bailey reportedly fired the weapon. It’s not known if Bailey aimed at law enforcement,” the release stated. After firing, Bailey reportedly ran into a nearby woods.

The SWAT team was called, and as members of the unit moved closer to finding Bailey, “he committed suicide,” according to the release. The investigation is continuing.