Authorities announced the arrest of a suspect in the brutal workplace massacre which left four people dead at a family-owned business in Mandan, North Dakota.
Photo source: www.argusleader.com
The bloodshed occurred in the early morning hours of Monday April 1, 2019. The victims were found within the workplace.
It has been reported that suspect Chad Issak, 44, lived in a trailer park managed by RJR Maintenance and Management, the scene of the quadruple murder.
In addition to the company's owner Robert Fakler, 52, company employees 42-year-old Adam Fuehrer, 45-year-old Lois Cobb and her husband 50-year-old Bill Cobb were also the victims of this latest barbaric episode of occupational homicide.
Robert Fakler who owned RJR Maintenance and Management was found dead inside the business along with three of his employees.
Married co-workers Lois and William Cobb were murdered at work on 4/1/19.
Photo Source: RJR Maintenance and Management Website
THE EPIDEMIC OF WORKPLACE VIOLENCE.
OSHA reports that 2,000,000 Americans are victimized by workplace violence each and every year. As startling as this figure is, OSHA reports that "many" cases go unreported each year. Thus the actual figure is unknown.
Also according to OSHA homicide is the fourth leading cause of occupational death in the United States.
Four categories of people can be victims or perpetrators of workplace violence: Employees, clients, customers and visitors.
In this tragic case, the victims were employees while the alleged perpetrator appears to have been a client of the business.