A contentious divorce would be the canvas, an unusually cold winter the paint and jealousy his brush. By March of 1983, his final masterpiece would leave four dead in a twisted and gruesome string of murders that would shock Dickinson — the details of which outlined in a “manifesto” where he pledged to kill his wife, his wife’s boss, the boss’s wife, his sister-in-law, brother-in-law and both parents of his wife.
Now for the first time on record, one of the leading detectives in the case and former Dickinson Police Department investigator Richard Bartz walks The Press back into 1983 with never-before-heard details about the events that transpired on an infamous Dickinson wintery night and how one teacher ended his career with a final violent lesson.
John Huber pictured. (Contributed / Dickinson Area Public Library)
Between the hours of midnight and 1 a.m. on March 15, 1983, Huber murdered four people with a 10-gauge shotgun, missing his fifth victim.
At 12:10 a.m., New England Police Chief Delmar Robertson saw Maurice O’Connell