Clarence Blunt

CONVICTED HATCHET MURDERER SUSPECTED IN SLAYINGS OF WIFE AND CHILDREN DIES IN HOSPITAL

 

August 23, 2012 (Paradise Hills) – Clarence Blunt, who police suspect killed his wife and children, died today in a local hospital.

Lilly Blunt, 33, a nurse and recent graduate of San Diego State University’s nursing program, was found dead inside her Paradise Hills home along with her 7-month-old son, Richard and her 3-year-old daughter, Lianna on August 20. Her estranged husband, Clarence Blunt, the suspect in the triple homicide, was found in the home suffering from self-inflicted injuries.

Investigations by UT San Diego and 10 News reveal that Clarence Blunt had a history of mental illness and serious crimes, including a gruesome murder of a gas station attendant.