Family Involved In Double Murder, Son Shot His Mother & Brother Then Tried To Kill Himself

Still unclear what led to the shooting.


A family featured on ‘Wife Swap’ is currently at the center of a double murder investigation after one of the family’s kids allegedly shot and killed his mother, his brother, and then tried to kill himself.

According to TMZ, the Stockdale family, described on the show as “devoutly religious” … appeared on an episode in 2008. Cops say on Thursday, 25-year-old Jacob Stockdale shot and killed his mother, Kathryn, and 21-year-old brother, James.

He then shot himself, and was taken by helicopter to a hospital. He’s still alive, but his condition is unknown.

The family of 4 brothers made up a bluegrass band with their dad. According to the family’s website, Jacob was a renowned fiddle player in Ohio.

Still unclear what led to the shooting.

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