Man kills 8 members of his family, self

April 15, 1953 Lawrence, Massachusetts Peter Joseph Akulonis kills several members of his family then himself Akulonis had recently quit his job as a boilermaker, alleging “people were talking about him.” For reasons not entirely clear, Akulonis then set about murdering his family: * Mary Akulonis (his mother, 72) * Madeline Akulonis (his wife, 30)…