Wednesday, November 14, 2012
In an interview with BrookfieldNOW.com, owner Tami Gemmell said she saw no signs of trouble between Radcliffe Haughton and his estranged wife.
The owner of Azana Salon & Spa, where a gunman killed three people and injured four others before taking his own life last month, said she remembers shooter Radcliffe Haughton as someone who "seemed like a nice guy." In an interview with BrookfieldNOW, Tami Gemmell also said she saw no signs of problems between Haughton and his estranged wife, Zina, who was among those killed Oct. 21. Gemmell told the newspaper that she recalled meeting Haughton just once. "I was at one of Zina's birthday parties and he was there, many years ago, maybe six years ago, but I had never seen him in my salon," the newspaper quoted her as saying. "He seemed like a nice guy. There was no indication that he was unstable or irrational." Gemmell also said that Zina …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
A Racine County woman killed during the Oct. 21 shooting in Brookfield was buried Thursday, and friends held a fundraiser Friday for her family.
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Saturday, October 27, 2012
Laurin Radke, a hairdresser at Individuals Hair Salon, pulled the purple strands of a hair extension through Lindsay Hoover's hair in the Horlick High School fieldhouse in Racine Friday. Hoover came to the field house to show her support for Cary Robuck's family. Robuck, 35, of Caledonia, was killed when Radcliffe Haughton, 45, opened fire Sunday morning at the Azana Salon in Brookfield. Robuck was the mother of Horlick High School cheerleader Mariah Sturm, and she was very close with her boyfriend’s daughter Kira Scheffler, who is also a cheerleader. Thomas Stark, a senior at Horlick High School, Mariah Sturm, and Kira are also friends. Stark started planning the fundraiser shortly after the news of Robuck’s death. "We had a line a half-…
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Details of shooting suspect begin to emerge as Patch obtains interview with Haughton's father in Florida.
The father of Brookfield shooting suspect Radcliffe Haughton told Patch Sunday afternoon that his son was in the local car business and that he "put his wife on a pedestal." But the father—named Radcliffe Haughton Sr.—acknowledged the marriage had problems. He said that his son was a Jamaica native who moved to Milwaukee as an adult. "I'm his father," his dad told Patch from his home in Florida before his son's body was discovered inside the spa Sunday afternoon. "My son is a good person. I can't tell you what I think happened. My son loved his wife, and he put his wife on a pedestal, and he cared about her. He raised her daughter which he accepts as his stepdaughter, and they have one child together. She is now 13." The younger Haughton …
Local residents react to reports of the shooting, which occurred near the mall.
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