Survivors of Klenner-Lynch killings remember events that decimated two families

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Thirty years ago this afternoon, Fritz Klenner’s Blazer exploded on a highway in Summerfield.

The force of the blast killed Fritz and his first cousin/lover Susie Newsom Lynch and revealed the deaths of Susie’s two young sons.

The explosion was the final act in a saga that took the lives of nine people, all members of two prominent families.

On the anniversary of that explosion, the News & Record talked to some of the people who were affected by Fritz and Susie’s bloody crime spree.

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