Tennessee mother shot dead her four adopted children before turning gun on ...

Tennessee mother, 55, shot dead her four adopted children before turning gun on herself in murder-suicide Officials in Tennessee say Cynthia Collier shot and killed 14-year-old Bo Li, 14-year-old Meigan Lin, 15-year-old Lia Lin and 17-year-old Kaileigh Lin Collier then took her own life before her adult biological son returned home from work Monday evening  Maury County sheriff said Collier was a 'loving' stay-at-home who home-schooled her four adopted children  It is believed the mother struggled with mental health issues  

By Associated Press and Snejana Farberov For Dailymail.com

Published: 08:42 BST, 16 October 2018 | Updated: 21:34 BST, 16 October 2018

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A stay-at-home mother from Tennessee this week shot to death her four adopted children and then herself in what officials are calling a murder-suicide.  

Maury County Sheriff Bucky Rowland told a news conference on Tuesday his detectives are still trying to figure out a motive behind the domestic tragedy in Columbia on Monday. 

Rowland identified the dead as 55-year-old Cynthia Collier, 14-year-old Bo Li, 14-year-old Meigan Lin, 15-year-old Lia Lin and 17-year-old Kaileigh Lin.

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