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Jewish Man in NH Shoots 9-Year Old Son, Commits Suicide; Chabad Rabbi Knew of His Depression

Washington Post / AP – A New Hampshire software engineer shot his 9-year-old son to death before taking his own life during supervised visitation at a YWCA office, officials said Sunday.

An adult supervisor was present when Muni Savyon, 54, of Manchester, took out a handgun and shot 9-year-old Joshua Savyon of Amherst before shooting himself around 10 a.m., the attorney general’s office said.

The father sent an email to a friend suggesting he was suicidal before the shootings, said Rabbi Levi Krinsky of Chabad Lubavitch in Manchester. Krinsky said Savyon had been depressed after recently returning from his brother’s funeral in Israel, but he had seen him last week and had no concerns he would harm himself or someone else.

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Source: The Algemeiner

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