A FAMILY of six were found dead at a home in Allen, Texas, the morning of April 5, from an apparent murder-suicide carried out by two brothers.
A chilling note revealed how two brothers, ages 19 and 21, vowed to kill their sister, grandmother, parents and themselves for "attention".
Who was killed in the Texas murder-suicide?
A family friend confirmed to KTVT that the deceased were 19-year-old twins Farhan and Farbin Towhid, their older brother Tanvir, 21, their parents Iren and Towhidul Islam and the children's grandmother, Altafun Nessa.
The family was part of a tight knit Bangladeshi community.
“When I heard the news I couldn’t breathe for 20 to 30 minutes. How could it happen in a community like us?," family friend Shawn Ahsan told the outlet.
"We’re so close and we visit each other and talk to each other, we have dinner and stuff, but inside the house… his children were unhappy for some reason and one thing led to another.
“We are heartbroken. I don’t know what else to say… ”
When police arrived on the scene they found all of the victims dead from gunshot wounds.
Police confirmed that the deaths were the result of a murder-suicide carried out by the two brothers.
"Apparently two brothers made an agreement to commit suicide and ended up taking the entire family with them," police Sgt Jon Felty told The Dallas Morning News.
Cops said that a social media post by one of the victims said that he made a pact with his brother to kill his family and commit suicide.
Which two brothers carried out the murder-suicide?
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