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Jeffrey Spaide Biography
Jeffrey Spaide, 47, was a Pennsylvania engineer who shot and killed his two neighbors and then fatally shot himself after a dispute broke out while shoveling snow in Plains Township, investigators say.
James Goy, 50, and Lisa Goy, 48, were shot and killed during the argument, shortly after exchanging insults with Spaide, according to The Citizens’ Voice.
According to the news site, police officers found the Goys “dead on the street.”
Surveillance video has emerged showing the shooting. You can see it below, but keep in mind that it is graphic.
A family member posted this photo along with a tribute to the Goys that read, in part, “Happier times, not long ago. 3 of these beautiful people are no longer with us. My aunt … was taken by cancer and now my cousins Jimmy and Lisa have had their lives cut short without meaning. … It has been a difficult year for my Goy family. We are so caught up in life and petty arguments. The life that we are given is often too short. Learn to forgive, don’t worry about the little things and spend that time with your loved ones because you never know when the last time will be. “The post also says that Lisa Goy leaves behind a child.
The Video Shows the Goys & Spaide Exchanging Insults Before Spaide Shoots Them Both
The video shows the Goys, who were shoveling snow, exchanging insults with Spaide, although it is unclear from the video what sparked the dispute. The previous version has been edited to remove expletives and the actual moment when he shoots people. The full video can be found here.
“Fuck you,” yells a man. “You’re a fucking bastard,” says Lisa Goy.
Then Lisa Goy says, “Go ahead, go ahead.” Spaide then shoots the two Goys. Lisa Goy falls into the street and Spaide walks over and shoots her again at point blank range.
“Call the police now, they shot me,” yells James Goy as he runs off. “He shot me.” Spaide then runs after James Goy and fires another shot. Other people rush to help the fallen couple.
The Dispute Started When the Goys Threw Snow Onto Spaide’s Property, Authorities Say
The Luzerne County district attorney told Fox56 that the Goys were “shoveling the snow off their cars” while Spade was “clearing the driveway.”
According to the television station, Spaide asked the Goys to stop “throwing snow on [their] property.”
The station reported that James Goy then threw a snow removal “implement” and “raised his fist” at Spaide.
Heavy reached out to the district attorney and police for more details. According to The Citizens’ Voice, the Goys continued to hurl insults at Spaide even after seeing that he had returned outside with a gun. The newspaper said that according to prosecutors, Spaide shot the Goys with a pistol and then went into his home to get an AR-15-style rifle to shoot them more times.
Spaide Worked as an ‘Environmental Engineer’
His LinkedIn page says he was a “professional engineer with experience in water / wastewater projects, landfills, transfer stations, and other waste processing facilities.”
According to LinkedIn, he worked as a facilities engineer for the Lackawanna River Basic Sewer Authority for five years. He also worked as an environmental engineering manager for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and as a project engineer for Carroll Engineering Corporation for more than 10 years.
His duties with the Department of Environmental Protection included serving as “head of the regional permitting section and supervised professional staff involved in the review of permit plans, specifications and applications to determine compliance with Commonwealth laws and Department regulations. of Environmental Protection “.
He was previously an engineering technician and heavy equipment operator in the US Navy.
He had a master’s degree in water resources and environmental engineering from Villanova University and a bachelor’s degree from Wilkes University in environmental engineering.
Spaide was certified as a professional engineer in the state of Pennsylvania.
Spaide’s obituary says Jeffrey A. Spaide, 47, of Plains, “passed away on Monday, February 1, 2021, at his home.”
He says that he was born in Wilkes-Barre to William Spaide and the late Margaret (Gibbon) Spaide.
The obituary then recounts his engineering pedigree, saying, “Jeff was employed as a licensed engineer for over 20 years. He also served in the United States Navy, working as an engineering technician on board. He later went on to the United States Army National Guard and the United States Navy Reserve as a heavy equipment operator. ”
The obituary says that he was a marathon runner who enjoyed “spending time with his family, especially his nephew. … he was a loving son, brother and uncle whom his family and friends will miss very much. “