Bingaman is one of those names that pops up a lot in my research as my great-grandfather's sister married a Bingaman. SO when I come across a story featureing the Bingaman name, I tend to take soem notes. This is one that captured my attention, for all the wrong reasons.
2 Murder victims are Buried Today
Pottstown, Pa. Feb. 3. Priscilla, Bingaman, 3, and William Bingaman, 18 months, who were beaten to death by their father last Saturday, and George C. Bingman, 73, grandfather of the children, who died from excitement as a result of the tragedy, were buried today.
Walter Bingaman, farmer and father of the children, who killed them while demented, according to the police, is in the Chester county hospital for the insane. His condition today was said to be improved. Should he recover his reason, the district attorney said today he may be placed on trial for murder.
Here's a second article with a bit more info on the case: