An entire Bangladeshi family was found dead and shot inside a home in Allen, Texas. The authorities are investigating whether those responsible are among the 6 dead members of the family. They suspect two 19-year-old twin brothers, who apparently they would have agreed to commit suicide after from shoot his sister, his two parents and one of his grandmothers to death.
“Apparently two brothers reached an agreement to commit suicide and ended up taking the whole family with them”, Explained the sergeant and police spokesman, Jon Felty, quoted by the newspaper The Dallas Morning News. The victims were identified as Altafun Nessa (77), Iren Islam (56), Towhidul Islam (54) Tanvir Towhid (21); y Farbin Towhid y Farhan Towhid, both 19.
The strongest clue behind this hypothesis was a letter found by agents on Farhan Towhid’s social media, where he allegedly wrote about the future killings. Police believe the multihomicide occurred sometime on Saturday. KXAS-TV (NBC5) confirmed that one of the brothers had recently purchased a gun online.
“Hello everyone. I killed myself and my family”Wrote Farhan, 19, in a text in which he bragged about how easy it was for him and his brother Tarvin, 21, buy weapons online.
A neighbor of Pine Bluff Drive He told local media that the family was originally from New York but had moved to Texas seven or eight years ago. The witness explained that the brothers’ grandmother, Altafun Nessa, was visiting the United States and had come from Bangladesh. He was supposedly scheduled to return to his country last week, but was unable to due to restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The mother always talked about the children, how good they were at studies, how they were getting into good schools with scholarships. They were a simple and fun family“Said a neighbor interviewed by the Texas newspaper, who claimed to know the family well.
Two of Farbin and Farhan Towhid’s schoolmates described the siblings as people “Sweet and outgoing“, at the same time that “bright” and “ambitious”.
“(Farhan) really liked programming and coding”Said one of the interviewees. “He always did projects and things that he liked a lot in order to expand his knowledge … He was good at many things, but at the same time he was super modest and humble about it“.
“We don’t want this to be your family legacy”They added.
“The sister was very sweet and the children were very intelligent. They were doing well in school and had a positive outlook for the future”Said another neighbor interviewed by the newspaper.
The news agency’s mass murder database The Associated Press, the newspaper USA Today and the Northeastern University, has recorded 452 mass murder incidents, including the murder of four or more people, from 2006 to yesterday. In half of them, 217, someone killed members of their family.
Police confirmed that they are continuing to investigate the case.