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South Carolina: Nathaniel Dickson
South Carolina: Nathaniel Dickson
Killed: 4

An Easley teen was arrested on April 26, 2008, for the shooting murders of his father, stepmother and two siblings, aged 19 and 14. Charged with four counts of murder, Nathaniel Dickson (pictured), 18, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life in prison. Prior to the murders, Dickson had reportedly hit a streak of bad luck: he had been kicked out of his apartment following a conflict with a roommate; his girlfriend had left him; and he had been denied entry into the Marine Corps. Forced to move back to his parents' home (pictured), Dickson snapped.
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