Mur­derer thought his ex cheated

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A MAN who po­lice said shot and killed five peo­ple, in­clud­ing his ex-wife, be­fore turn­ing his gun on him­self be­lieved his wife had cheated on him, court doc­u­ments re­veal.

Javier Casarez, 54, fa­tally shot his for­mer wife Pe­tra and a man at a truck­ing com­pany. He then chased af­ter an­other man and killed him be­fore driv­ing to a home where he shot dead a fa­ther and daugh­ter.

The near 40-minute ram­page took place in Bak­ers­field, about 90 miles north of Los Angeles on Wed­nes­day.

Casarez wrote in his di­vorce pe­ti­tion: “We are get­ting di­vorced be­cause my wife cheated on me.”

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