'Santa' Massacre

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    A photo left at an impromptu memorial set up near the ruins of the Ortega family home is shown in Covina, Calif. on Monday Dec. 29,2008. Bruce Pardo, dressed as Santa, shot indiscriminately at partygoers and destroyed his former in-laws' house with a homemade blowtorch, ultimately leaving nine people dead before killing himself.(AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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    A woman and young girl visit a memorial set up near the ruins of the Ortega family home in Covina, Calif. on Monday Dec. 29,2008. Bruce Pardo, dressed as Santa, shot indiscriminately at partygoers and destroyed his former in-laws' house with a homemade blowtorch, ultimately leaving nine people dead before killing himself.(AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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    Maria Garcia pays her respects at a memorial set up near the ruins of the Ortega family home in Covina, Calif. on Monday Dec. 29,2008. Bruce Pardo, dressed as Santa, shot indiscriminately at partygoers and destroyed his former in-laws' house with a homemade blowtorch, ultimately leaving nine people dead before killing himself.(AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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    Dec. 25: Los Angeles coroner officials remove the body of Bruce Pardo, who is suspected of opening fire at a Christmas Eve party in a Covina, Calif. home that subsequently caught fire, leaving nine people dead.

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    Dec. 25: Investigators leave the scene were nine bodies were found in the ashes of a home in Covina, Calif.

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    Dec. 25: This photograph provided by the Covina Calif. Police Department shows a burned out Dodge Caliber automobile in the Sylmar area of Los Angeles that Bruce Pardo drove to his brother's house before committing suicide.

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    Dec. 25: The fire-damaged backyard of a house, where a man carried out a Christmas Eve massacre, is seen in Covina, Calif.

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    Dec. 25: The fire-damaged backyard of a house, where a man carried out a Christmas Eve massacre in a Santa suit, is seen in Covina, Calif.

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    Dec. 26: Letter carrier Ray Mayland delivers mail to the home of deceased murder suspect Bruce Pardo in Montrose, Calif. A ninth body was found Friday morning at the charred site of a Christmas Eve massacre where Pardo, who showed up dressed as Santa Claus at his ex-wife's parents' party, killed at least nine people before setting the home on fire and later killing himself.

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    Dec. 26: The Holy Redeemer Catholic Church is seen in Montrose, Calif., where deceased murder suspect Bruce Pardo served regularly as an usher at evening Mass. Pardo, who showed up dressed as Santa Claus at his ex-wife's parents' Christmas Eve party, killed at least nine people before setting the home on fire and later killing himself.

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    Dec. 26: Los Angeles County firefighters remove items from the burned home in Covina, Calif., that was set on fire during a Christmas Eve murder rampage.

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    Dec. 26: These are the remains of the burned home in Covina, Calif., that was set on fire during a Christmas Eve murder rampage. Bruce Pardo, dressed as Santa, shot indiscriminately at partygoers and destroyed his former in-laws' house with a homemade blowtorch, ultimately leaving nine people dead before killing himself.

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    Dec. 26: A tow truck transports two vehicles that were damaged during a Christmas Eve murder rampage at a home in Covina, Calif. Bruce Pardo, who showed up dressed as Santa Claus at his ex-wife's parents' party, killed at least nine people at the party before setting the home on fire and later killing himself.

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    Dec. 26: A tow truck transports two vehicles that were damaged during a Christmas Eve murder rampage at a home in Covina, Calif.

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    Dec. 26: An investigator stands near the tented scene of a Christmas Eve murder rampage in Covina, Calif.

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    Dec. 25: Covina police Chief Kim Raney talks with reporters about a killing rampage at a Christmas party, during a news conference at the Covina Police Headquarters in Covina, Calif.

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    Dec. 25: A Bomb Squad and Los Angeles County Sheriff official stand near a crime scene where a man in a Santa Claus costume killed at least nine people during a Christmas party in Covina, Calif.

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    Dec. 24: Images from the scene of a deadly Christmas Eve shooting and fire that claimed at least nine lives after a man dressed in a Santa suit opened fire at a suburban Los Angeles home.

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    Images from the scene of a deadly Christmas Eve shooting and fire that claimed at least nine lives after a man dressed in a Santa suit opened fire at a suburban Los Angeles home.

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    Dec. 24: Bruce Jeffrey Pardo, 45, who police say came to a Christmas Eve party in a suburban Los Angeles home, opened fire and killed at least nine in the shootings and subsequent fire that burned the house to the ground. Pardo was later found dead in his brother's home, having committed suicide Thursday.

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    Dec. 24: Images from the scene of a deadly Christmas Eve shooting and fire that claimed at least nine lives after a man dressed in a Santa suit opened fire at a suburban Los Angeles home.

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    Dec. 24: Images from the scene of a deadly Christmas Eve shooting and fire that claimed at least nine lives after a man dressed in a Santa suit opened fire at a suburban Los Angeles home.

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    Dec. 24: Images from the scene of a deadly Christmas Eve shooting and fire that claimed at least three lives after a man dressed in a Santa suit opened fire at a suburban Los Angeles home.

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    Dec. 24: Images from the scene of a deadly Christmas Eve shooting and fire that claimed at least nine lives after a man dressed in a Santa suit opened fire at a suburban Los Angeles home.

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    Dec. 24: Images from the scene of a deadly Christmas Eve shooting and fire that claimed at least nine lives after a man dressed in a Santa suit opened fire at a suburban Los Angeles home.

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