Fort Price, Texas mom Holly Beverly and her son Titus Atkins have been slain by estranged ex-husband Timothy Beverly final week
Fort Price, Texas mom Holly Beverly and her son Titus Atkins have been tragically murdered by Beverly’s estranged husband final Tuesday. The 39 year-old and her son have been shot to demise round midnight on June 1, the identical day that Atkins turned 17, the Fort Price Star Telegram studies.
Tarrant County police confirmed that Holly Beverly and the assailant, 39 year-old Timothy Beverly have been spouses who had been estranged for over two years. Information present that Timothy Beverly was not Atkins’ organic father.
On the evening of the double homicide and suicide, neighbors reported listening to loud banging and yells of somebody saying to “give me my boy” and “give me that boy.”
Primarily based on witness accounts and against the law scene stuffed with bullet shells, it seems that Timothy Beverly shot his approach into the condominium. The mom and son died from gunshot wounds, which Beverly had in her chest and head; Atkins was shot within the chest, in line with the Fort Price Star Telegram. Timothy Beverly turned the gun on himself and died from a gunshot wound to the top.
Holly Beverly was a instructor at Hope Works Christian Academy and single mom who lived together with her three youngsters within the Westland Estates Flats on the town’s west facet. On the evening of the double homicide and suicide, Holly Beverly’s two different youngsters have been in a position to run out the condominium.
Though Tarrant County police haven’t confirmed a motive, investigators have described it as a home violence crime.
Final week, relations launched a GoFundMe web page to cowl funeral bills and assist Holly Beverly’s two surviving youngsters, 12 year-old Tyrell and 18 year-old Trinity. Holly Beverly is remembered as somebody who “beloved Jesus and her household,” and “fiercely, and tirelessly supplied for her three youngsters as a single mom.”
In keeping with the fundraiser’s organizer, Atkins had plans to serve within the navy within the close to future.
“Titus was type, useful and exceptionally vibrant; graduating from highschool one yr early (Might 2021) as Valedictorian. He beloved to work, and was excited to have simply been promoted after a short while working at McDonald’s,” the web page reads.
The grieving household remains to be on the lookout for details about what occurred and have deliberate a funeral service for Holly Beverly and Atkins scheduled for this week.
“We simply know that evening was a really violent evening, and from what I’m listening to, speaking to the opposite youngsters and stuff, that Titus was making an attempt to assist his mom. He was like a bit of hero,” mentioned Holly Beverly’s father and Atkins’ grandfather Sam Midkiff.
The Home Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 supplies 24/7, free, and confidential assets for these experiencing home abuse.
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