This Is The Saddest Story Ever.

Jun 21, 2022

Someone asked me how I was doing today.

I told them, “I’m doing fucking great.”  I meant it.

About an hour before that, I read this story:

Global News: A man whose three children were killed by a drunk driver in a crash in Vaughan has died by suicide.

Global News has learned that Edward Lake was found deceased on Monday, the day after Father’s Day.

On Sunday, Edward’s wife Jennifer Neville-Lake shared a photo on social media showing their children’s grave.

“Father’s Day 2022. This shouldn’t be real. It can’t be,” the tweet read.

The couple’s three children were killed in a crash in September 2015 caused by drunk driver Marco Muzzo.

Nine-year-old Daniel Neville-Lake, his five-year-old brother Harrison, their two-year-old sister Milly and the children’s 65-year-old grandfather, Gary Neville, were killed in the collision.

A wealthy young dude driving home wasted after flying home from a bachelor party in Vegas ran his SUV into a minivan into a family, killing the Neville Lake children and Jenn Neville-Lake’s father

Seven years later, her husband Edward killed himself the day after his father’s death.

Jenn Neville-Lake has nothing.

Her three beautiful children, 9,5,2, were killed by a drunk driver.

Her husband took his own life, and everyone she loved the most died. And it happened in 7 years.

It’s hard to qualify how sad this is.

It’s crushing, as a parent, to put yourself in Mrs, Neville-Lake’s shoes. Not just imagining how to move forward with your life knowing your kids are dead from pure selfishness, but watching your husband devolve into what may have precipitated his death too.

Living through that alone would destroy someone.

A child dying at the hands of a drunk driver is crushingly unfair. I couldn’t imagine living the burden of imagining your children’s last moments. With my wiring, that’s a scene I’d play on a graphic visual loop to the point of literal madness.

The day after Father’s day, Jen Neville-Lake’s husband took his own life.

I can only assume because of the trauma. I can also only imagine the kind of quality of life Edward may have had after Marco Muzzo killed his kids, but it was very, very hard.


Life is a miracle, making this story suck so much more. Human life (your life) is statistically a 1 in 400 quadrillion longshot. And ALL of those literal miracles that miraculously ended together are dead, and I find that fucking unfair to Mrs. Neville Lake.

Selfishness and entitlement suck. Only humans do this shit. And it’s shit for everyone left behind when a drunk driver kills kids and a dad/grandpa. It’s colossally unfair when to those left behind by suicide,

These are massive problems to have.

Mrs. Neville-Lake’s loss is a REAL loss.

That’s the very definition of having it bad. That’s human suffering, tragedy, and grief almost entirely caused by someone choosing unfairly to actively not care about anyone or anything other them themselves because they couldn’t or never had to.

There’s nothing worse than leaving this earth a worse place than you found it, and Mr. Muzzo will always be guilty of that.

What do you say to Mrs. Neville-Lake?  I mean, there’s nothing to say other than your entire life and the lives of the people you loved the most was stolen by a drunk driver who doesn’t care about human life and still doesn’t.

Her husband was killed by the same man who killed her kids, only 7 years later.

This is all Marco Muzzo and I sincerely hope he knows it, lives in it, and with it for the rest of his life.

Saddest. Shit. Ever.






Dean Blundell

Dean Blundell is a Canadian radio personality. Best known as a longtime morning host on CFNY-FM (The Edge) in Toronto, Ontario. In 2015 he was named the new morning host on sports radio station CJCL (Sportsnet 590 The Fan). Dean started his career in radio in 2001 and for nearly 20 years been entertaining the radio audience. Dean’s newest venture is the launch of his site and podcast which is gaining tremendous momentum across North America.

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