Los Angeles, CA Car Drives Off Pier, Jan 1991
L. A. MOTHER, 4 KIDS DIE WHEN SHE DRIVES OFF PIER.
Los Angeles - A mother who worried that life in Los Angeles would corrupt her family drove a van off a pier into Los Angeles Harbor, killing herself and her four children, police said.
Divers recovered the body of OPHILIA YIP, 34; NICHOLE, 3; DERRICK, 4; AARON, 6; and JASON, 13. Witnesses said they saw a woman strap the youngest child into a seat and then drive the van off the pier at a speed of 35 mph to 45 mph.
Family members said YIP had been depressed about how her children would turn out if they were reared in Los Angeles.
The Orlando Sentinel Florida 1991-01-25