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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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Investigators have been trying to determine whether it was a possible murder-suicide or if a suspect is still on the run.
By STELLA CHERONObrA family of five was found dead in an apparent murder-suicide at their home in Juja, in Kiambu County.
The murder-suicide in August 2016 outside Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan, left the country reeling in shock.
Greater Manchester Police believe the incident in Bolton, where officers were forced to pull the toddler and man, 39, to safety, may have been an attempted murder-suicide.
Police authorities on Friday said a couple were found dead inside a house here on Thursday in an apparent case of murder-suicide.
Family's 'murder-suicide' A FAMILY of five found dead in their countryside home in the Irish midlands were most likely victims of a murder-suicide, investigators believe.
Summary: A 58-year-old man shot and killed his older sister before turning the gun on himself Friday in the northern Kesrouan district, in Lebanon's second murder-suicide incident in 24 hours.
The post Murder-suicide suspected after severed head found in Austrian lake appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
We searched North American article databases, going back to 1989 through 2013, and eventually zeroed in on 45 murder-suicide cases reported during that period.
THE family of murder-suicide couple Jim and Marie Quigley have been left "battered and broken", their funeral was told yesterday.
A MAN has been found hanged after the bodies of his two teenage daughters and their mother were discovered at a nearby property in an apparent murder-suicide.