A celebrity chauffeur murdered his wife and two children before turning the gun on himself in a gruesome Hollywood massacre, police say

Rare | 1/7/2018 | Norman Quarrinton
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A movie studio driver murdered his family before turning the gun on himself in their Southern California home, according to KTLA.

Authorities from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department found the bodies on the morning of Friday, Jan. 5 after receiving a phone call from someone concerned about the family, said Lt. Rodney Moore.

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The dead were identified by neighbors as 51-year-old Michael Birnkrant, his 47-year-old wife, Amy, and their two children — daughter Drew, 20, and son Sean, 11.

KTLA reported that investigators found a gun near Michael Birnkrant’s body.

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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Rodney Moore told KTLA that it “appears to be a murder-suicide in which the husband shot and killed three individuals and then turned the gun on himself.”

The patriarch and alleged perpetrator Michael Birnkrant worked as a driver for movie directors like Steven Spielberg and J.J. Abrams on major productions, including “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” and “Star...
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