Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Man snaps and murders his wife, 5 year old child then himself

A seemingly happy suburban father 'snapped' when he shot his wife and five-year-old daughter in execution style before turning the gun on himself himself.
Minnesota police this week closed the case involving David Crowley, 29, his dietitian wife Komel, 28, and their daughter Raniya whose decomposing bodies, completely ravaged by the family dog, were discovered by a neighbor in January of 2014. Police say they found the Arabic phrase "Allahu Akbar" written in blood on the wall of the family's Apple Valley home.
Police also found a spiral notebook that had the words, 'Submit to Allah NOW,' written on it.
The notebook also had the words 'open "The Rise" ' and 'most recent version,' written on it. Crowley, a documentary filmmaker, was working on a project called 'The Rise' about the 'Gray state model.' The film's story line includes a police state, martial law crackdown and social breakdown.
A police file about the incident released this week describes the alleged murder-suicide step by step.

Crowley is said to have killed his wife and daughter two hours before he shot himself in the front of the head.
Komel Crowley was raised Muslim in Pakistan and converted to Christianity when she married David Crowley. They married after meeting when he was stationed in Texas for the Army in 2008.
Police believe that Crowley's choice of Arabic words was a sarcastic jab at his late wife's background.

In the kitchen police found a laptop with the words 'I have loved you all with all of my heart.'

On the floor of the kitchen were Crowley's bloody footprints. On the floor next to the dead bodies was blood smeared all over a Quran that had a Muslim forgiveness prayer for the dead
The bodies were not found for days and before they were discovered they'd been torn apart by the family's dog who was still alive when police arrived at the scene.
'It was just a gruesome scene that anybody who came in contact with had to face,' Valley Police Chief Jon Rechtzig said.
'You had this terrible loss of life -- an entire family wiped out, three people.'

'He was in a very dark place,' Rechtzigel said. 'He had a lot of stressors on him and was working on a very dark topic – basically about the fall of society and FEMA troops taking over the U.S.'
Crowley reportedly expressed his concerns about the film to his friend just a little over a week before he murdered his family.
Crowley emailed Los Angeles filmmaker Jason Allen to tell him that they lost most of their financial backers.
He wrote him that he was 'exhausted from carrying and managing this burden for so many years.