Name: Joan Stack.
Age at death: 82.
Disability: Terminal cancer, arthritis.
Name: Mary Stack.
Age at death: 57.
Name: Francis “Frankie” Stack Jr.
Age at death: 48.
Disability: Autism; sciatica.
Died: August 30, 2014.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide.
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Joan Stack and her children, Mary and Francis Jr., were shot by her husband, their father, in a murder-suicide.
Joan Stack was a deeply religious Catholic homemaker known for keeping the house tidy and making dinner every night.
Frankie and Mary lived in group homes. Frankie was non-verbal, but Mary could say a few words.
Mary was a fan of action movies, and liked to look at magazines, especially magazines with photos of babies in them.
Perpetrator: Francis Stack Sr (Father, husband).