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Ex-NASCAR star Robby Gordon tries to handle parents' death

Robby Gordon stood outside the Southern California home where his father and stepmother were found dead a day earlier. The man who had faced fear and danger in hundreds of elite auto races had to take a deep breath to hold back tears.

"I'm so sad, and I can't believe it," the former NASCAR star said Thursday. "I grew up on this property my whole life. I learned everything about motorsports out of this little tiny barn over here."

Soon after, police announced how they believe the two died: Robert Gordon, 68, strangled his wife, 57-year-old Sharon Gordon then fatally shot himself, Orange police Lt. Fred Lopez said. No further details on the motive or...