Friends tried to help NC man who killed family –

RALEIGH, N.C. Hours before William Maxwell slaughtered his family and killed himself, relatives and friends worried about the real estate developer gathered at his home to see if they could lift the normally happy dad from his funk.

The youth basketball coach and active church member had been stressed lately, friends said Thursday, and the people closest to him were worried enough to meet for more than three hours Monday afternoon. Story continues here ➤