Sreenivas and Shanti Nakirekanti murder suicide: A Texas husband shoots dead his wife then self at the family home as their 16 year old daughter slept unawares.
Sreenivas Nakirekanti, 51, allegedly shot and killed his 46-year-old wife, Shanti Nakirekanti, then turned the gun on himself, authorities said.
He allegedly called 911 and gave his home address before fatally shooting himself in the chest, according to KTRK.
Their 16-year-old daughter answered the door when authorities arrived and told them her dad was not coming out of the bedroom.
Authorities said the teen was not injured and was asleep during the fatal incident.
Police said the preliminary investigation suggested the married couple’s deaths were a murder-suicide.
Sreenivas and Shanti Nakirekanti murder suicide: No known motive
‘You just never know what’s going on inside of a house until you get into it, so we’re going to make sure we do our investigation properly and get all the facts,’ Sugar Land Police Chief Eric Robins told KTRK.
United Airlines confirmed Tuesday that Shanti Nakirekanti worked for the arliner as a computer programmer.
‘The United family is deeply saddened over the passing of our employee,’ a spokesperson told via the nypost. ‘We extend our sincere condolences to her loved ones during this difficult time.’
Her husband was working as a director for NRG Energy at the time of the incident.
‘We are aware of the tragic situation involving Sreeni Nakirekanti,’ the company told said in a released statement. ‘We are reaching out to those who were closest to him to offer assistance and are keeping his family members in our thoughts and prayers.’
‘He’s one of the best friends for a lot of people, and his wife is known to a lot of people here in the community. They’re also involved in some charitable organizations. We are really shocked. What went on inside, we don’t know, so we’re trying to get more details from the police once they complete their investigation,’ said a longtime friend at the scene.
Not immediately clear is what led to the father killing his wife then self….