Authorities have recognized six individuals discovered useless in a suburban Dallas house in what police stated was an obvious murder-suicide plot.
The Allen Police Division stated investigators consider brothers Tanvir Towhid, 21, and Farhan Towhid, 19, made a pact to kill their dad and mom, sister and grandmother earlier than killing themselves. The our bodies had been discovered early Monday by officers performing a welfare verify, Sgt. Jon Felty stated.
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“It seems that the 2 brothers had entered into an settlement,” Felty stated.
The victims had been recognized as Altafun Nessa, 77; Iren Islam, 56; Towhidul Islam, 54; and Farbin Towhid, 19.
Felty stated the youthful brother wrote a prolonged submit on social media through which he stated he and his brother had a plan to kill their members of the family after which themselves. He additionally wrote that each one of his selections had been based mostly on weighing execs and cons, together with the choice to kill his household.
A number of members of the Bangladesh Affiliation of North Texas gathered close to the house Monday after information of the household’s loss of life was launched, the newspaper reported. Ahmad Hossain, who lives a couple of block away, instructed the newspaper that the household moved to the world about seven or eight years in the past from New York.
Hossain stated Nessa, the grandmother, was visiting the household from Bangladesh. He stated she was scheduled to return house final week however couldn’t due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fazia Rahman, who graduated Allen Excessive Faculty final 12 months with Farhan and Farbin Towhid, stated the household was welcoming and the dad and mom “handled everybody like they had been their very own youngsters.”
“We don’t need this to be their household legacy,” she stated. “They had been such nice individuals, they genuinely touched the lives of everybody who they got here in touch with. … They had been good individuals who had vibrant futures forward of them.”
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