murder suicide

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murder suicide

A double act in which a person kills one or more others before killing him- or herself, or at the same time as killing one (e.g., joint suicide) or more (e.g., suicide bombing) others.
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It is understood the tragedy is being treated as a murder-suicide.
Lebanese Man Suspected of Killing His Two Daughters Leila And Zeinab then Committing Suicide At Fort Hood Texas In an apparent murder-suicide, Rouhad Ahamd Ezzeddine reportedly killed his two daughters and then took the gun to himself in Texas.
Summary: Local media Thursday identified as Lebanese a father and his two daughters who were found shot dead in a suspected murder-suicide on a U.
Police said they are working on the theory that the deaths were a murder-suicide.
The motive for the murder-suicide remains unknown to authorities.
FOUR young children, a mother and her friend were slaughtered yesterday when one man went on a savage murder spree and another man died in a devastating murder-suicide.
The daily, trying to make sense of the murder-suicide, said Ghassan Dalal was facing some physical and financial problems.
Little Rock Police say Armistead Freeman and his wife, Gail, were involved in a murder-suicide at their home on 99 El Dorado in Little Rock.
Specifically, the presence of guns in households experiencing bankruptcy only enhances the risk of suicide or murder-suicide.
RELATIVES of a couple and their daughter believed to have died in a shocking murder-suicide were waiting today to find out the circumstances of their deaths.
The mainstream media was quick to highlight the murder-suicide involving former NFL quarterback Steve McNair, killed by his girlfriend Sahel Kazemi, as proof of a need for more gun control.
The Nashville police chief last week said he believed Kazemi decided on the murder-suicide because she felt her life was falling apart, partly because she saw McNair with another woman.