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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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A mother is suspected to have killed her kids as part of a murder-suicide at their family home in Georgia.
The two victims of a murder-suicide on Saturday died from severe head wounds caused by gunfire, state pathologists ruled on Sunday.
One resident claimed the incident was a "murder-suicide" as locals named the deceased as mum-of-two Elizabeth, 39, and Hugh, 33, following the discovery of their bodies on Bank Holiday Monday.
Three people are recuperating at different hospitals in Meru following a botched murder-suicide incident.
JOLIET -- Authorities say a 6-year-old girl and a 1-year-old boy are among four dead in what Joliet police are calling an apparent murder-suicide.
Washington: An Indian-American couple has been found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in their home in the US state of Texas, police said.
KARACHI -- In an apparent case of murder-suicide, an anti-encroachment official shot dead a Hindu girl before taking his own life in Shikarpur on Sunday night.
SHIKARPUR: In an apparent case of murder-suicide, an anti-encroachment official shot a Hindu girl dead before taking his own life in Shikarpur on Sunday night.
The police are looking into a possible land dispute for the murder-suicide.
Police are investigating a probable murder-suicide case in Tambach, Keiyo North.
Summary: Canberra [Australia], May 11 (ANI): Seven people, including four children, were shot dead in a suspected mass murder-suicide near Margaret River, in south-west Western Australia on Friday.
An early-morning marital dispute in Tampines turned into a suspected case of murder-suicide today, with a 35-year-old woman found dead at the foot of her condominium block after apparently injuring her husband, who later died in hospital.