AUSTIN: Seorang wanita dari selatan Indiana menembak tiga anaknya dan anjing peliharaan mereka sebelum membakar kediaman keluarga itu dan menembak dirinya sendiri, kata pegawai penyiasat, semalam.
Polis percaya Amanda Bennet, 30, melakukan tiga pembunuhan itu di kediaman keluarganya di Austin di wilayah Scott dengan menembak mati tiga anaknya sebelum menembak kepalanya sendiri.
Mayat Amanda dan tiga anaknya iaitu Jasmine Abbot, 14, Katelynn Bennett , 9, dan Ryan Bennett yang berusia empat tahun ditemui di rumah yang separuh terbakar selepas saudara yang dilanda kebimbangan meminta polis memeriksa keadaan keluarga itu.
Anggota polis, Sarjan Jerry Goodin berkata dalam satu kenyataan bahawa kejadian itu adalah satu kes pembunuhan dan bunuh diri yang tragik yang telah meragut tiga nyawa tidak berdosa.
Dia dipercayai ada menulis mesej di satu forum di internet yang di tujukan kepada susminya....
By Daily Mail Reporter
Last updated at 6:34 PM on 24th January 2011
A mother who was found shot dead alongside her three children in a partially burned-down house had posted desperate messages on an internet forum in the days leading up to her death.
Amanda Bennett, 30, who was found with gunshot wounds to the head in the town of Austin, Indiana on Friday, was taunted online over accusations her husband was having an affair.
Her children, 14-year-old Jasmine, 9-year-old Katelynn and 4-year-old Ryan were found alongside her and an autopsy by the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office showed all had died from a gunshot wounds and smoke inhalation.
Innocent victims: Nine-year-old Katelynn Bennett, four-year-old Ryan Bennett and Jasmine Abbott were found with 30-year-old Amanda Bennett shot in their home
It has now been revealed that Bennett had appeared extremely anxious during an internet post - entitled ‘Gone forever’ - which she is believed to have made on the day of her death.
One line, which refers to her husband John, reads: ‘it’s time to take the pain away so John Bennett this is for you you got what u wanted no wife an no kids’.