Joe Stack's Widow Sued By Widow Of Man Killed In IRS Building

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Joe Stack’s wife was “threatened enough” by Stack that she and her daughter and stayed in a hotel the night before he flew his plane into an Austin office building last Thursday.

Stack’s stunt killed not just himself, but also 68-year-old IRS employee Vernon Hunter. Hunter’s wife, Valerie, filed a lawsuit in Austin state court claiming that Sheryl Stack had a duty to “avoid a foreseeable risk of injury to others,” the Austin American-Statesman reported.

The lawsuit also seeks to bar the Travis County medical examiner’s office form asking Hunter’s autopsy public.

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