A teenage boy killed his dad and mom and youthful sister and posted grotesque pictures of the bloodshed on social media.
A teenage boy killed his dad and mom and youthful sister and posted grotesque pictures of the bloodshed on social media — earlier than turning the gun on two household canine after which himself as police arrived.
William Quince Colburn III, 15, murdered his dad William Jr., 63, mum Jana, who was celebrating her 53rd birthday, and 13-year-old Emma, in what police say was a triple murder-suicide, The Sun reviews.
He additionally posted photos of his lifeless relations on social media, and threatened to assault a faculty, in response to police.
Police had rushed to the household’s RV house on the Aransas Oaks RV Resort on S. Business Drive in Ingleside, Texas, at round 11pm on Wednesday night time.
“The officers heard a single gunshot and the thud of an individual falling to the bottom,” the Texas Aransas Cross Police Division mentioned.
The statement continued: “Entry was made into the RV and instantly found the graphic scene shared over social media.”
Upon entry after the lone gunshot, officers and deputies discovered the household, the canine and the teenage boy, all lifeless.
William had additionally “conveyed graphic pictures of lifeless people who he recognized as his household who he had killed” on a social media platform.
Police confirmed that William additional “threatened to proceed violence at an space faculty” on Thursday morning.
The homeschooled teen didn’t specify which faculty he deliberate to focus on, in response to the Corpus Christi Caller-Times.
‘MOURNING ALL FOUR’
Jana’s older daughter, Mahria Martin Batts, has began a crowd-funding web page as relations grieve the lack of the household.
“This Morning, all of us wakened excited to inform our Mom a Pleased 53rd Birthday,” the GoFundMe that’s raised greater than $13,000 publish reads.
“As an alternative, we have been devastated with information that has damaged us to our core.”
The household mentioned they have been unable to clarify how and so they this occurred.
“We’re harm,” they continued.
“We don’t perceive. We’re misplaced. We’re offended.
“We’re asking that you simply please perceive that it doesn’t matter what the occasions are that got here to cross, that we’re nonetheless mourning all 4.”
The native faculty district shared their assist for the loss and confirmed William wasn’t an enrolled pupil.
“The person on this case was not enrolled at APISD and the APPD believes that there isn’t a menace to any of our campuses,” Aransas Cross ISD acknowledged in a launch.
It added: “Our hearts exit to the household that has suffered a tragic lack of a number of relations in our group late this previous night.”
The case was nonetheless boggling native authorities.
San Patricio County Sheriff Oscar Rivera shared how stumped he and fellow authorities are.
“Our investigation continues on this unhappy tragedy and naturally now we have so many unanswered questions we’re looking for solutions,” he wrote after releasing the names of the 4 who have been slaughtered within the RV.
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