Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Dad kills 3 kids, wife in murder-suicide (Rice, Texas)

What happens when violence against women and children is not taken as an important matter by the police or the courts. Seriously, what is the point of calling the police and reporting an assault, when the POS is going to get out of jail in less than 48 hours, and now he's more pissed off than ever?
Dad is identified as ISRAEL CHAIREZ ALVAREZ.


Five dead, including three children, in Texas murder-suicide: police

By Karen Brooks AUSTIN, Texas | Mon Sep 23, 2013 11:56am EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A family of five, including three children, was found dead in their north Texas home, all shot in an apparent murder-suicide, authorities said on Monday.

The official cause of death for the children, ages 10, 8 and 4, and their parents, Israel Chairez Alvarez and Guadalupe Ronquillo-Ovalle, both 33, was not immediately released.

All five had suffered gunshots to their upper torsos when they were found Sunday evening in their home in a rural area outside Rice, Texas, a tiny community 45 miles southeast of Dallas, Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner said.

A .22-caliber semi-automatic long rifle was found at the scene, he said. Police were investigating the deaths as a murder-suicide but did not release information on who they believe pulled the trigger, according to Tanner.

Police discovered their bodies after receiving a call from a man reporting that his family was dead, according to a sheriff's department news release late Sunday.

Tanner did not release any information on the caller, saying the case was still under investigation.

Alvarez had been arrested on September 11 on misdemeanor assault charges after getting into a fight with his wife, Ronquillo-Ovalle, Tanner said. He was released after two days in jail.