May 18, 1957
She was going to leave him, so she had to die. In fact, he killed all of them.
Marilyn Ockman, 25, and Sally, their 4-year-old daughter, were in the dining room of their home at 305 Date Ave., Alhambra, when Joseph T. Ockman killed them with a 14-gauge shotgun.
He went into the living room, opened the Bible to Exodus and left a note. Then the welder shot himself in the head.
"Sorry I must kill my wife because she is evil," he wrote. "All three of us are going to see the new world. I can't live without Sally and Marilyn because I love them too much. I hope the good Lord will forgive me for doing this.
"Let God be the judge and jury."