Denis Bay had high levels of prescription drugs used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar illness in his blood on February 3, when he shot and killed his wife, two children and himself, say toxicology reports released yesterday. 911 dispatchers described his subdued and mellow attitude while informing them that he had just shot his family, then shooting himself.
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