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United States

15 October 2006


A 22-year-old Iowa man is in custody, charged in the slaying of his parents and three teenage sisters, police said. The five gunshot victims were found Saturday in the town of Bonaparte after one of the fatally wounded teenage girls placed a 911 call at 3:38 a.m., said Special Agent Jim Saunders of the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation. Shawn Michael Bentler is being held on $2.5 million bond. He was arrested Saturday morning in Illinois on unrelated drug... (

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