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Chicago father poisoned himself and his children with carbon monoxide in murder-suicide, police say

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  • Woo Chang, 41, allegedly poisoned himself and his children with carbon monoxide by running a generator inside his Inverness home during a scheduled visitation with his son and daughter on Sept. 11.
  • Chang and his 10-year-old son Austin were both pronounced dead at the scene.
  • The boy’s 6-year-old sister was brought to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge and was last listed in critical condition.
  • A GoFundMe page has been set up by friends of the Chang family to help cover funeral costs and medical expenses.

A man and his 10-year-old son died after the father allegedly poisoned himself and his children with carbon monoxide inside a home in Inverness, Chicago. 

Woo Chang, 41, allegedly ran a generator inside his home in the 2200-block of Palatine Road during a scheduled visitation with his children on Sept 11.

Chicago woman killed by ex-husband in murder-suicide after sharing difficulties of divorce in South Asian culture on TikTok

  • Sania Khan, a 39-year-old Pakistani American photographer and TikToker, was allegedly killed by her ex-husband Raheel Ahmed, 36, inside her condominium in Streeterville, Chicago, on July 18 before Ahmed turned the gun on himself in what police ruled as a murder-suicide.
  • Khan was pronounced dead at the scene, while Ahmed was transported to Northwestern Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
  • Police said Ahmed traveled more than 700 miles from Alpharetta in Georgia to Streeterville, where Khan moved to in June 2021.
  • Khan used to talk about her relationship on TikTok under the handle @Geminigirl_099 and revealed that her marriage to Ahmed lasted less than a year before they got divorced.
  • A GoFundMe campaign created to cover Khan’s funeral and burial costs raised over $36,000, with the remaining balance donated to Sakhi for South Asian Women and the Peaceful Families Project.

A Pakistani American photographer based in Chicago was killed by her ex-husband last week in what police ruled as a murder-suicide.

The incident occurred at a condominium unit in the 200 block of E. Ohio Street in Streeterville on the afternoon of July 18. Chicago police arrived at the residence to conduct a welfare check and heard a gunshot from inside, according to the police report obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times.

Minnesota mom in ‘triple murder-suicide’ allegedly bullied by husband’s relatives after he shot himself

  • Molly Cheng, 23, reportedly drowned herself after allegedly killing her three children by smothering and drowning in Maplewood, Minnesota, on July 1.
  • The killings took place just hours after Molly’s husband, Kos Lee, shot himself to death following an alleged argument with his wife.
  • A Medium post by writer Yia Vue, which cited information from undisclosed sources, claimed that the couple’s marriage had been problematic from the beginning, with Kos’ family disapproving of Molly.
  • In the aftermath of Kos’ death, his relatives allegedly went to Facebook Live to talk about the tragedy and “tear down Molly,” calling her names such as “homewrecker,” “cheater” and “sl*t.”
  • Vue also shed light on Molly having been adopted, and how she felt, even after getting married, that “everything she did was met with disapproval.”
  • Investigation into the case is ongoing.

A Minnesota woman who is believed to have died by drowning herself after allegedly killing her three children was earlier bullied following the death of her husband, according to reports.

The case, which authorities are investigating as a “triple murder-suicide,” has shaken the family’s neighborhood in Maplewood, as well as Hmong communities across the country after making national headlines.

Authorities confirm Minnesota couple died by suicide, 3 children were drowned by mother in lake

  • The Ramsey County medical examiner confirmed the causes of death of Molly Cheng, 23, her husband Yee Lee, 27, and their three children, aged 3 to 5.
  • Lee’s cause of death was confirmed to be a suicide by gunshot wound.
  • The cause of death of Quadrillion T. Lee, 4, and Estella Zoo Siab Lee, 3, were reported to be drowning and smothering. The cause of death of Phoenix Lee, 5, was determined to be drowning.
  • Cheng reportedly drowned by suicide.
  • The Hmong 18 Council of Minnesota along with family and community members will hold a candlelight vigil at Vadnais Lake on July 9 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Family members of Lee and Cheng have set up a GoFundMe fundraiser to help raise money for the family’s funeral expenses.

The Ramsey County medical examiner confirmed the causes of death of a Minnesota couple and their children, who were recovered from Vadnais Lake, in what authorities are investigating as a triple murder-suicide.

Maplewood Police officers responded to the 1300 block of Pearson Drive in Maplewood on July 1 when Molly Cheng, 23, reported that her 27-year-old husband, Yee Lee, had shot himself.

Police: Minnesota woman, 23, killed her 3 children and herself after her husband’s suicide

  • Molly Cheng, 23, and her three children were recovered from a Minnesota lake in what authorities are investigating to be a “possible triple murder-suicide” during a two-day search that began Friday evening.
  • Multiple agencies began the search after officials responded to a home in Maplewood on Friday morning for a reported suicide. They found the body of Kos Lee, the husband of Cheng and the father of the three children.
  • Police were able to track the mother’s location through her cellphone. Cheng’s car and the shoes of the children, two boys and a girl, were also found by the lake.
  • Authorities recovered the body of one child from the lake at around 7:30 p.m. on Friday, and the body of a second child shortly after midnight from the same lake in Vadnais Heights.
  • The body of the mother was recovered at 10:40 a.m. on Saturday. The third child was found 20 minutes later.
  • The tragedy has left the area’s Hmong community in shock and struggling to cope, prompting community leaders to counsel not only the victims’ families but also Hmong families in the Twin Cities.

The bodies of a mother and her three children were recovered from a Minnesota lake in what authorities are investigating to be a “possible triple murder-suicide.”

Molly Cheng, a 23-year-old tattoo and beauty artist, and her three children, who are all believed to be under the age of 5, were pulled from a lake north of St. Paul during a two-day search that began Friday evening.

Man Murders Entire Family and Commits Suicide in Case That Rocks Indonesia

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Local authorities are currently investigating an alleged murder-suicide in Indonesia involving a father who appeared to have killed his entire family, including their pet dogs, before taking his own life.

The tragic incident, which happened in the South Sumatra capital of Palembang in the early hours of Wednesday morning, gripped the entire nation, according to the Jakarta Post.