He saw shadows. He was angry. He wanted help. – CharlotteObserver.com

Records show Kenny Chapman sought mental health treatment before killing his wife, two children and himself

Read more: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/04/04/1354820/he-saw-shadows-he-was-angry-he.html#ixzz0kACbU2dVKenny Chapman knew he needed help.

He saw shadows of people who weren’t there. He felt inadequate, like he didn’t belong. He’d been arguing with his wife – and was thinking about killing her.

So for the second time in two weeks, Chapman walked into Mecklenburg’s mental health center and told doctors what was going through his head, according to records obtained by the Observer.

It was just after 2 a.m. on March 16 when Chapman filled out a questionnaire.

Why did you decide to come to the Emergency Department today?

Harm somebody

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