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Girl, Boyfriend Confess To Killing Father

Item: Teens linked to gruesome slaying: Father allegedly killed by daughter, boyfriend with baseball bat, wrench, sword/Meghann M. Cuniff, Spokesman-Review

More Info: Dan Wortham was killed Friday night in what police believe was a premeditated attack by Jackie Wortham (left) and her 18-year-old boyfriend, Edmund D. Washington (right). The teens confessed to the killing Monday afternoon and have been charged with first-degree murder, said Spokane police Lt. Dave McGovern.

Question: Teen violence against parents seems to be on the increase. Why?

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