Father shoots dead his wife and their three children aged 14, 18 and 20 before killing himself in French farmhouse massacre
10:50, Wednesday, 01 November, 2017
A father shot and killed his wife and three children before turning the gun on himself at a farmhouse in Northern France. French police were called to the bloody scene today in Nouvion-et-Catillon in the Aisne region, roughly 40 miles north of Reims. The victims include two boys and a girl aged aged 14, 18 and 20, with AFP referring to the event as a 'family incident'. A farm worker made the gruesome discovery on Tuesday at around 8.15am. Firefighters arrived and found the children as well as the couple both aged 47. Police say they have yet to find a suicide note and have not discovered the reason behind the man's actions.