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Gunman in Courthouse Shooting Expected no Justice

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Police are shown in front of the New Castle Courthouse following Monday morning's shooting that left three people dead, including the gunman. Police are shown in front of the New Castle Courthouse following Monday morning's shooting that left three people dead, including the gunman.

DOVER, Del. (AP)- A gunman who killed his former daughter-in-law and another woman in a Delaware courthouse before fatally shooting himself complained about not getting justice in a lawsuit he filed.

Thomas Matusiewicz complained to a Delaware judge in 2011 that he and his family had no money to defend themselves in a lawsuit filed by Christine Belford after her ex-husband, David Matusiewicz, kidnapped the couple's three daughters and took them to Central America.

Thomas and his wife, Lenore, also complained that they had spent or lost more than $1 million trying to get the three young girls to safety.

Delaware State Police said 68-year-old Thomas Matusiewicz walked into the lobby of the New Castle County Courthouse on Monday and shot and killed Belford and her friend before taking his own life.

 

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