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Horror in LA Ends With 3 Dead, Including Baby Found on 405

Police believe mother killed boyfriend, pushed daughters out of moving car

(Newser) - In the early hours of Monday, police were called to the scenes of three deaths in three separate areas in and around Los Angeles. By Tuesday, they'd figured out how those three incidents were connected in an unimaginable way: A mother apparently murdered her boyfriend, then threw her two...

3 Weeks After Girl, 4, Drowned, Rest of Her Family Found Dead

Murder-suicide leaves parents, 2 children dead in Texas

(Newser) - Three weeks ago, a 4-year-old girl fatally drowned in Allen, Texas. On Monday morning, her parents and brothers were found dead in the family home in what police believe was a murder-suicide in which the girl's drowning "is believed to be a factor," per a police spokesperson....

Jimmie Johnson's In-Laws Die in Murder-Suicide

Police say Terry Janway killed husband, grandson at Oklahoma home

(Newser) - NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson has pulled out of this weekend's NASCAR Cup Series race in Chicago after a horrific family tragedy. His in-laws and their grandson, Johnson's nephew, died in an apparent murder-suicide at their Oklahoma home Monday night, police say. Police say Terry and Jack Janway, the...

Cops: Man Fatally Shot Estranged Wife, 4 Others

Tennessee police at burning home where 3 kids died say gunman Gary Barnett also killed himself

(Newser) - Six people are dead in Tennessee, including three children, after police responding to a call of gunfire showed up at the scene to find a house on fire. Marion County Sheriff Bo Burnett tells WRCB that the call in Marion County came in around 8:45pm on Thursday, at which...

Police Give First Major Update on 7 Found Dead in Oklahoma

Their identities have been confirmed as missing teens, killer, and his step-family

(Newser) - Police on Wednesday identified the seven people found dead at the home of an Oklahoma sex offender as missing teens Ivy Webster, 14, and Brittany Brewer, 15; their friend Tiffany Guess, 13; her siblings Michael Mayo, 15, and Rylee Allen, 17; and the siblings' mom, Holly Guess, 35. The final...

Text From Rapist Among 7 Dead in Oklahoma: 'This Is All on You'

Family members say Jesse McFadden lashed out on eve of child pornography trial

(Newser) - Family members of some of the seven people found dead Monday on the rural Oklahoma property of Jesse McFadden believe the convicted rapist killed his wife, his three teenage stepchildren, and two friends of his stepdaughter before killing himself in the hours before he was to appear in a Muskogee...

Cops: Mom of 7 Murdered in Chick-Fil-A Drive Thru

Georgia man then turned gun on himself

(Newser) - A woman who went to a Chick-Fil-A in northwest Georgia for breakfast Wednesday morning was murdered in front of horrified customers in the drive-thru line, police say. Rome police say Cassie Davis, 39, was shot three times through her passenger-side window by 56-year-old Anthony Green, who then killed himself with...

Surviving Child of Massachusetts Tragedy Dies

Duxbury infant succumbs to injuries days after 2 older siblings died, allegedly at hands of mother

(Newser) - Prosecutors have said they plan to file murder charges against a Massachusetts mother in the deaths of her two young children on Tuesday, after which she apparently tried to take her own life. Now, those charges may be upgraded further: The Plymouth County District Attorney's Office says that the...

They Were Harvesting Wheat. Then 4 Were Dead
Cops: Feud Between
Brothers Led to 4 Deaths

Cops: Feud Between Brothers Led to 4 Deaths

Police say Robert Bracken killed his son, his brother, another man, and himself in North Dakota

(Newser) - Update: Police in North Dakota say a disagreement between brothers led to a triple-homicide and suicide, reports the Grand Forks Herald . The Towner County Sheriff’s Office blames a "dispute between brothers Robert Bracken and Richard Bracken" that had been "escalating for a week or more." Police...

Alaska Troopers: Teen Kills 3 Siblings, Himself

Bodies were found at Fairbanks home

(Newser) - A 15-year-old boy shot and killed three siblings at a home near Fairbanks, Alaska, and was found dead with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities say. In a statement , Alaska State Troopers said they received a report of shots being fired at a Fairbanks home on Tuesday afternoon. Responding troopers...

After She Spoke of 'Toxic' Marriage, a Murder-Suicide

Sania Khan said stigma in South Asian communities make it hard for women to flee unhealthy relationships

(Newser) - After his ex-wife discussed their "toxic" marriage and divorce on TikTok, a Georgia man allegedly drove 11 hours, shot and killed the woman, then turned the gun on himself as cops closed in. That's according to Chicago police, who heard a gunshot and a groan as they arrived...

After Husband's Suicide, She Drowned 3 Kids and Herself

Her father offered to care for the children, but Molly Cheng refused: relative

(Newser) - After her husband committed suicide, a Minnesota mother decided her only path was a triple murder-suicide that left herself and her three children dead along with him, according to police. Molly Cheng, 23, called 911 around 10:30am Friday to report the death of husband Yee Lee, 27, who was...

Man Shoots Twin Brother, Father, Family Dog, and Himself

Only the father survived

(Newser) - Tragedy in Michigan early Monday when a 23-year-old man allegedly shot and killed his twin brother, the family dog, and himself. He also shot his father, who called police around 12:25am to report what was happening, Fox 2 Detroit reports. The 62-year-old man survived, and a 64-year-old woman who...

Police Suspect Fake Vaccine Card Spurred Murder-Suicide

German man procured forged document for wife, and her employer found out

(Newser) - German investigators said Tuesday that a man suspected of killing his family and then himself left a note indicating that he was afraid of being arrested after procuring a fake vaccination certificate for his wife. The bodies of two 40-year-olds and their children aged 10, 8, and 4 were found...

Among His Last Alleged Acts: Killing Daughter With a Bat

NJ's Gregory Keleman found dead of suspected suicide on Tuesday

(Newser) - A New Jersey man accused of beating his daughter to death with a baseball bat and critically injuring his wife in the same attack has been found dead following a manhunt. Gregory Keleman, 57, who was found Tuesday in a wooded area about a mile from the family's home...

Cops: Elderly Home Buyer Kills Realtor, Then Self

Murder-suicide took place in Portsmouth, Va.

(Newser) - A man's decision to buy a house sight unseen led to a murder-suicide in Portsmouth, Va., police say. Albert Baglione, 84, shot his 41-year-old realtor, Soren Arn-Oelshlegel, and then himself, according to a news release from the local police department. The chain of events:
  • Baglione lived in Alabama and

Murder-Suicide Erupts in Hotel Lobby

Police investigating shooting deaths of man, woman at Marriott Marquis Houston

(Newser) - A man shot a woman in a hotel lobby in Houston on Tuesday before turning the gun on himself. That's according to police, who responded to the downtown Marriott Marquis Houston hotel, one of the most popular in the city, around 3:33pm. Police Chief Troy Finner says officers...

Woman, Daughter Killed 9 Months After Lottery Win

Tiffani Hill died in Oklahoma murder-suicide

(Newser) - Tiffani Hill became a wealthy woman with a $2 million scratch-off lottery win in California last year, but family members say she was still unable to escape domestic violence. Police say Hill, 32, and her 23-month-old daughter Leanne were shot to death last week by 42-year-old John Donato, who then...

'Most Monstrous Act a Person Can Commit' Rocks Spain

Tomás Gimeno allegedly killed daughters Anna and Olivia, dumped bodies at sea

(Newser) - A Spanish woman says she wishes she could've died with her two young daughters, who are believed to have been killed by their father and dumped into the sea off the Canary Islands. A search is ongoing for 1-year-old Anna Gimeno Zimmermann off the main island of Tenerife. The...

'Daddy Was Coming Over for My Birthday, and He Shot People'

Girl, 9, makes devastating 911 call after Brooklyn murder-suicide

(Newser) - A Brooklyn girl was supposed to be celebrating her 9th birthday with her parents and two older sisters Monday. Instead, her father allegedly shot and killed her mom and sisters, then fatally shot himself. The NYPD chief of detectives says the girl sobbed in a "heartbreaking" 911 call after...

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