Now they're even.
A house in Arvada, CO exploded and then caught fire last night. The explosion, which happened around 1:30 AM, was powerful enough to throw broken glass and furniture clear across the street. Officials are investigating whether this was an accident or arson. And firefighters may have found an important piece of evidence in a message that was spray-painted twice on the side of the house.
Explosion: Arvada crews find this strange message on outside of burning home. FF say everyone accounted for. pic.twitter.com/CHSyd0zYX9
— Tyler Lopez (@nonstopTLo) March 10, 2015
This case just got a lot more puzzling. Or much, much more obvious. There are two explanations that immediately come to mind. One is that the man who lived in the house found out his wife was cheating, and decided his only possible recourse was to blow up all of their possessions. The other is that he found out she was cheating, and the force of her moral transgression was so great, it created a physical explosion of negative energy. Following the principle of Occam's razor, that the simplest explanation is usually correct, it's obviously the second one.
I guess there are other, less likely, possibilities. Maybe they got into a domestic dispute and they're both Tasmanian Devils. Maybe he spray-painted the accusation and she blew up the house to cover her tracks. Seeing as how the explosion destroyed everything in the house and left the outer walls intact, that option would suggest neither of them is that smart. It just gets more and more confusing.
Rest assured, I have forwarded all these theories to the local authorities. It's the least I can do to help clear up the crime of the century.