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Man accused of rape shoots wife, 3 others

MARSHVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A man who was charged this month with raping and kidnapping his estranged wife apparently shot her and three family members to death in separate houses, then killed himself, authorities said Friday.

The body of David Edward Wyzanowski, 37, and a woman believed to be his wife, Michelle, 31, were found inside a burning house near Marshville on Thursday after a passer-by saw smoke coming from the home, Union County Sheriff Eddie Cathey said. A 22-caliber rifle was found with the bodies.

Several hours later, investigators went to a mobile home 10 miles away where relatives lived and found the bodies of three men.