VISTA, CALIFORNIA - Court documents allege Ronald Lee Haskell, accused of fatally shooting six members of a suburban Houston family, became angry with his mother a week before the killings and choked her until she passed out.
Sixty-one-year-old Karla Haskell obtained a temporary restraining order against her 33-year-old son and told a judge he taped her to a chair at her San Marcos, California, home before choking her. The elder Haskell said her son became enraged when she told him she had spoken with his ex-wife.
Court records contend Ronald Haskell threatened to kill his mother, his father and his 40-year-old sister.
His sister, Chandra, obtained a similar order against Haskell last year for attacking her when she objected to him screaming at his mother and throwing her to the ground.
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