Ernie Scherer III is the name of a poker player who did very well in different live tournaments between 2003-2006. In total he has won around $340,000 in different live tournaments. Unfortunately Scherer always found it very hard to hold on to his money, and the expenses always been greater than his incomes. Scherer was so buried in debts last year that he decided to take very, very drastic measures.
He drove from Las Vegas to his parents home in Pleasanton, California and stabbed them multiple times in the neck, then drove back to his home in Las Vegas, where his wife and baby son were waiting for him. Ernie Scherer III was less than a year away from inheriting upward of $1 million.
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