OAKLAND COUNTY

Who are the Crumbleys? Court records, social media posts give clues

The online presence of Jennifer and James Crumbley might have seemed normal before Tuesday, when authorities say their teenage son opened fire in the halls of Oxford High School, killing four classmates and wounding seven others.

Their lives before Tuesday's tragic events reveal videos of the father and son teaming up for a boyish prank against mom. There is a mother's glowing yet crass letter praising President Donald Trump as well as concern over her then 10-year-old son who was struggling with school and needed tutoring. There is that same 10-year-old making videos about basketball, video games and a family vacation — eerily quotidian considering the devastation police say he brought to the halls of his high school.

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