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April Oles reportedly moved out of the house she shared with Matthew Magdzas shortly before this week's apparent murder-suicide.

Duluth police look for warning signs in Army guardsman's past to explain shootings

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On the day of Matthew Magdzas' funeral, Superior police still were working to understand why the Army National Guard veteran apparently killed his pregnant wife, their young daughter and three dogs before taking his own life last week.


Understanding Magdzas' actions may help prevent similar tragedies in the future by alerting officials to warning signs, Superior Police Chief Floyd Peters said.

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