Wife Swap Mother: I Sensed Trouble with the Stockdales!


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We have an update on the grisly Wife Swap-related murder that took place last week.

As previously reported, Jacob Stockdale is believed to have killed his mother and his brother last week in Ohio, prior to turning a gun on himself and attempting suicide.

However, the 25-year old has reportedly survived the blast and is in critical condition.

Stockdale and his family members took part in a 2008 episode of this controversial ABC reality show, which has since been canceled.

Jacob stood out at the time due to his fiddle playing, along with the quirks he and his siblings displayed during their time on the series.

According to Laurie Tonkovic – the woman who swapped places nine years ago with Jacob’s now-deceased mom, Kathryn – she allowed Jacob and his three brothers to enjoy a lot of freedom while they lived under her roof.

A lot more than they were used to when living with their parents, that is.

Tonkovic tells TMZ that Jacob freaked out as a result.

He was petrified that his religious mom and dad would be angry and that he would “burn in Hell” due to lessened restrictions on his daily activities.

“I was gonna let them have fun… television, video games. You know, [let them] experience life a little bit,” Tonkovic says in an interview with TMZ.

But Jacob “went outside crying” after Laurie explained this temporary situation to him, fearful of the repercussions because of what his parents had drilled into him over the years.

“He lived in a very controlled environment… his mom and dad told him what to do,” Tonkovic says, adding:

“He wasn’t really allowed to do anything. He got up and worked and worked and worked.”

Jacob and his brothers were home-schooled and “not allowed to go out among the society,” she tells the website.

A police spokesperson says that Jacob …read more

Source:: The Hollywood Gossip

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