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Alabama Boy, 16, Charged with Stabbing Deaths of Mother and His Twin Brothers

Alabama Boy, 16, Charged with Stabbing Deaths of Mom and His Twin Brothers


Authorities arrested a youngster earlier this week who allegedly stabbed his mom and two brothers to loss of life, a number of shops report.

On Wednesday, 16-year-old Landon Hudson Durham of Munford, Alabama, was charged with capital homicide within the deaths of Holli Christina Durham (née Swafford), 36, and twin boys Branson William and Baron Joseph Durham, 13, in accordance with WVTM.

The Talladega County Sheriff’s Workplace responded to a house on Tuesday the place they discovered the three useless inside, the division wrote on Fb. An replace later revealed the reason for loss of life to be stabbing wounds, and that “there is no such thing as a recognized risk to the group right now.”

Talladega County District Legal professional Steven Giddens instructed reporters on Wednesday, in accordance with WVTM, that Landon — who was charged as an grownup within the case — allegedly stabbed his mom and two brothers earlier than he left for varsity on Tuesday morning.

“That is the type of crime you see on TV or the media or the web that occur somewhere else, and for it to occur right here, it actually hits residence,” Giddens stated, per AL.com.

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Giddens added: “Munford, like all communities on this county, are fairly close-knit and I do know they’re hurting, and we’re too. … I’m not wishing this on any individual else but it surely’s onerous to imagine this stuff occur.”

Per WRBC, Talladega County Faculties Superintendent Suzanne Lacey launched a press release following the information regarding their college students.

“Like every small city, when tragedy strikes it impacts your complete group together with the college group,” learn the assertion. “Our focus is to help the college household throughout this tough time. We have now extra counselors out there to supply a serving to hand and listening ear to our Munford college students and workers.”

Based on Holli’s Fb web page, the late mom of three was engaged to be married.