The dead bodies of three family members were found in a home in west suburban Chicago, sparking serious stir in the area.
It has now been revealed that the man is Nigerian and it was a murder-suicide carried out by the husband.
Olasunkanmi Esho, a 42-year-old Nigerian Pharmacist living in Chicago, shot his Cameroonian wife, Bourk Esho, 33, and their 7-year-old daughter, Olivia Esho, after which he shot and killed himself.
According to ABC7, The Darien Police Department says officers responding to a call about shots fired in a home in the 7500-block of Farmingdale Drive, found the bodies about 1 a.m. Sunday.
Nigerian pharmacist in Chicago shoots dead his wife, their 8 year old daughter, and commits suicide.
They are survived by their 13-year-old son and 4-year-old daughter.
The 8-year-old reportedly died in the arms of her 13-year-old brother. According to reports, the teenage boy heard gunshots outside and ran to call his mom to report the incident, not knowing their dad had shot their mom.