Gary Eastburn talks Friday about Timothy Hennis being sentenced to death
for the murders of Eastburn’s wife, Kathryn, and two of their children.
SPRING LAKE — Gary Eastburn has questions for the man who was sentenced to death Thursday for murdering Eastburn’s wife and two of his daughters 25 years ago.
“I always wondered: ‘What the hell were you thinking when you did that? What could any of them have done to cause that?’ ” Eastburn said.
Kathryn Eastburn and children Kara, 5, and Erin, 3, were stabbed to death in their home in the Summerhill neighborhood of Fayetteville in May 1985. A third child, 22-month-old Jana Eastburn, was left alive.
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