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Assistant principal kills wife and children after he was caught watching porn at school

By Mason White 7:07 AM January 4, 2018
Alan Hawe with his family

A man killed his family after he was humiliated when he was busted watching adult videos at his job.

40-year-old Alan Hawe from Ireland was a well-respected member of his community and he worked as an assistant principal.

However, Hawe lost it all when he was fired from his job when he was caught pleasuring himself while watching porn videos at school.

An inquest heard that Hawe used knives and a hatchet to murder his wife, Clodagh, 39, and their three sons, Liam, 13, Niall, 11, and Ryan, 6.

The boys were found in their beds with stab wounds and their throats were slashed. Clodagh was sitting on the couch when she was stabbed to death.

After killing his family, Hawe committed suicide.

Clodagh’s mother found the murder scene when she went to the couple’s home after being unable to reach her daughter.

The court heard that Hawe left a 3-page suicide note. In the note, Hawe wrote that he had been thinking about killing himself for some time but did not want to leave his three sons orphaned.

Hawe apologized for the murders but said that he felt he had no other choice.

“I could not bear the thought of leaving my mess and the anger and rejection that Clodagh and the boys would have to live with forever.

“I didn’t want them to be thought of less than by people just because of the way their father was,” he wrote.