Father 'kills his daughter, 5, before turning gun on wife, then himself in ...

() Father kills 'his five-year-old daughter before turning the gun on his wife, and then himself in horrific murder-suicide' Relatives found the three dead family members during a welfare check Friday The father, 36, his wife, 37, and their five-year-old daughter were found dead in a bedroom at their home in Houston, Texas Police said a gun was found next to the father and that the murder-suicide was likely related to domestic violence  

By Maxine Shen For Dailymail.com

Published: 01:34 BST, 1 September 2019 | Updated: 01:34 BST, 1 September 2019

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A Texas married couple and their five-year-old daughter have been found dead in an apparent murder-suicide believed to stem from domestic violence.  

Police said that a 36-year-old man, his 37-year-old wife and their daughter, five, were found dead in their apartment at the Kendall Manor complex in Houston, Texas, on Friday at about 1pm. 

They were found when family members went to their home to perform a welfare check after not having heard from them earlier in the week, ABC 13 reported.   

Police said that relatives found a father, wife and their five-year-old daughter dead in their home after performing a welfare check on them Friday afternoon

Police said that relatives found a father, wife and their five-year-old daughter dead in their home after performing a welfare check on them Friday afternoon

Police said it was likely a murder-suicide and that it was related to domestic violence

Police said it was likely a murder-suicide and that it was related to domestic violence

The family had to ask the apartment complex's leasing office for help gaining entrance to the home after they got no answer when they

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