Murdered Over Halo 3
On the 20th of October 2007 in Ohio, 16 year old Daniel Petric stole his fathers gun. Petric then walked up behind his parents, Mark and Susan Petric, who were relaxing on the sofa and said, “Would you close your eyes, I have a surprise for you”. After shooting both parents, he attempted to make it look like a murder suicide. However, his sister Heidi, her husband and a friend returned home and witnessed it. Mark survived.
The motive was that Mark took away his Halo 3 xbox 360 game.
Daniel became obsessed with the Halo series after spending time with a friend, when he contracted staphylococcus he became more housebound and snuck out to by the game, his family refused to allow violent video games in the home. Susan reportedly caught him playing it and told mark, he then put it in the safe with his gun.
It’s claimed Daniel spent 18 hours playing it. Even when he attempted to escape the crime scene, he took Halo with him.