4 dead in apparent murder-suicide in Texas possibly related to young girl’s drowning


Two moms and dads and 2 of their kids were discovered dead Monday in what seemed a murder-suicide in Allen, Texas, weeks after their child drowned, authorities stated.

Police on Tuesday stated that daddy Farman Sherwani, mom Layla Sherwani and boys Mateen Sherwani, 2, and Shaheen Sherwani, 12, were discovered dead when authorities reacted to a well-being call at the house.

The Islamic Association of Allen, which at first determined the 4 relative, likewise stated the household’s 4-year-old child drowned 3 weeks back in a pool.

Allen Police Sgt. Jonathan Maness validated by e-mail that investigators believe the woman’s drowning “is thought to be an element.”

Officers reacting to a well-being call Monday early morning found the 4 bodies in the house in Allen, a city about 30 miles north of Dallas, cops stated in a declaration.

The home in Allen, Texas, where police say they found four people dead in what investigators say is an apparent murder-suicide.
The house in Allen, Texas, where cops state they discovered 4 individuals dead in what detectives state is an evident murder-suicide. NBC Dallas-Fort Worth

Another citizen had actually been locked out for 2 hours and could not reach those within, authorities stated.

” After other relative got to your house, cops accessed and discovered 4 individuals dead,” the authorities department stated.

It stated it is examining.

On Tuesday, the Islamic Association of Allen held a prayer vigil for the household at a place loaded with worshippers.

” We are deeply saddened by the news of the death of 4 relative,” the association stated in a newsletter.

If you or somebody you understand remains in crisis, call 988 to reach the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. You can likewise call the network, formerly called the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, at 800-273-8255, text HOME to 741741 or see SpeakingOfSuicide.com/ resources for extra resources.

Dennis Romero

Dennis Romero is a breaking news press reporter for NBC News Digital.

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