murder suicide

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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Hughes was arrested by North Wales Police, who had been contacted by the online Hope Line Crisis Centre in the US amid concerns he was planning a murder suicide by ambushing police officers after reporting a non-existent crime.
An investigation later determined that the cause was "flight control inputs," most likely by the captain - read, murder suicide or mass murder, whichever way you see it.
Walsall double shooting: Police probe murder suicide scenario 3.
police received a call from a man that a murder suicide had taken place at the address, in the Longlea neighborhood of west Little Rock, near Pleasant Valley Country Club.
Not long afterward Mitchell and Smith were found dead together in what was ruled a murder suicide.
While an official determination has not yet been made, preliminary results obtained by a medical examiner point to a murder suicide by Sahel Kazemi, the girlfriend of ex-NFL player Steve McNair.
Meghan and Kelly Reilly died last summer in New Jersey after their Co Cavan-born father Thomas, 46, drowned them and then hung himself in a murder suicide tragedy which shocked the US public.
FIVE people were found dead, three of them children, in what appeared to be a murder suicide in a home in California.
A DERANGED man shot dead his elderly parents before turning the gun on himself in a horror murder suicide.
A SHOCKING study into murder suicides in this country cases show they are far more common than we imagine.
When it comes to murder suicides, I'm keeping my pity for the victims they leave behind.