6 bodies found in Texas home in murder-suicide, according to news reports

The bodies of six people were found Monday in what Allen, Texas police believe was a murder-suicide involving members of a family, according to news reports.

The victims were found in an Allen home after Allen police responded to a welfare check at about 1 a.m. Monday, KDFW-TV reported Monday.

Allen police released the name of the family members Monday evening: parents Towhidul Islam and Iren Islam, their daughter Farbin Towhid, and their two sons Farhan Towhid and Tanvir Towhid. Altafun Nessa, the children’s grandmother, was also killed. Police believe the sons killed their family members before dying by suicide, according to KDFW-TV.

Allen police went to the home on Pine Bluff Drive in Allen.

The youngest victim was 19-years-old, according to KTVT-TV.

KTVT-TV also reported that police noted there was a social media post by one of the brothers saying he had made a pact with his brother to kill his family and then die by suicide.

Allen police had not released any other details.


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