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Eddie Davidson

The sad tale of the spam king who escaped from prison and allegedly killed his wife, his baby daughter and finally himself.

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 10:28 a.m. ET

Posted on July 25, 2008, at 4:00 p.m. ET

Davidson was convicted of sending spam e-mail and tax evasion, and started a 21-month jail sentence at the end of April. He escaped with his wife's help on Tuesday, and yesterday drove his family out to their old house intending to kill them all. His teenage daughter and 7-month-old son survived.

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