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Man slits throats of girlfriend and daughter before setting them on fire with burning coloring books because he felt disrespected

By Mason White 3:47 AM March 30, 2016
Jessica Ellenberger and Madyson Marshel 

By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly slitting the throats of his girlfriend and daughter because he felt disrespected, police in Wisconsin said.

Milwaukee police said that 31-year-old Patrick Fowler is under arrest after being accused of killing 28-year-old Jessica Ellenberger and her 4-year-old daughter Madyson Marshel, following a verbal argument.

Fowler has been charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide. He was arrested in Arkansas, and is being extradited to Wisconsin.

According to the police investigation, Fowler and Ellenberger had a verbal argument, and he felt that he was being disrespected.

Fowler took a knife and went to the girl’s room. Ellenberger followed him to the room, where Fowler grabbed her hair and stabbed her more than 30 times.

He then slit her throat in front of the little child. Fowler then slit the girl’s throat. The suspect then took the girl’s coloring books and set them on fire.

He then threw the books all over the house to burn it down.

After the fire took hold, Fowler took candy and walked out of the home.