State Police released investigation findings for Manchester murders


Manchester – We now know more about what may have lead to the murders of five family members last month in a tiny Scott County town.


State Police released their investigation findings today. They say accused shooter Rick O'Dell Smith was in a custody dispute with another member of the Sinclair family, who is his three year old daughter's mother.


Police say Smith planned the attack to resolve the custody dispute between him and the Sinclair family. The girl and her mother were not hurt in the attacks. After killing five members of a Manchester family Smith was killed in a gunfight with police.

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