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McInerney’s Father Found Dead

Timothy Kincaid

March 18th, 2009

William McInerney, father of teen-murderer Brandon McInerney, was found dead today. While there was no indication of foul play, I suspect that there may not have been natural causes.

The father of a 15-year-old boy accused of killing a gay classmate was found dead at his home on Wednesday, just hours before his son was expected to appear at a court hearing, authorities said.

In addition to Brandon’s toubles, William McInerney was undergoing legal problems of his own.

The elder McInerney was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday on felony charges he threatened to kill his sister during a domestic dispute last month.

The sister, Maura McInerney, testified that he became enraged and threatened her after she was unable to wake him up for a scheduled visit with his jailed son.

UPDATE:

The coroner has ruled the death an accident.

The father of 15-year-old murder defendant Brandon McInerney was found dead this morning at his home in Silver Strand after what appeared to be an accidental fall.

William McInerney, 45, died from blunt-force head injury, said Dr. Janice Frank, the Ventura County assistant medical examiner who conducted an autopsy of the body.

Frank said a contributing cause of death was alcoholism. McInerney had a history of alcohol abuse, she said, declining to elaborate.

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Attmay
March 20th, 2009 | LINK

Have fun in Hell.

Timothy (TRiG)
March 20th, 2009 | LINK

Now that is a charming comment.

Tragedy all round, it seems.

TRiG.

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