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Daniel Joost

Photo of Daniel Joost, a teenage boy with fair skin and short light-brown, wavy hair. He is wearing dark-rimmed glasses and a dress shirt. Photographed outdoors, he squints into the sun.Name: Daniel Joost.
Died: February 8, 2016.
Age at death: 18.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide (Strangled).
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Details:
18-year-old Daniel attended a transitional program through his school.

Daniel and his mother, 55-year-old Margaret O'Leary-Joost, were strangled to death by Daniel's father, who then took his own life.

Daniel's 20-year-old sister Kathryn lived because she was away at college. Her community is raising money to help her stay in school.

References:
Parents and Teen-Aged Son Dead in Oak Forest Double Murder-Suicide
'Oh God, We Better Call': 911 Call in Oak Forest Double Murder-Suicide
Support for Katie Joost
Tags: adult, family involved, location: usa, multiple murder, murder-suicide
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