GAINESVILLE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Cooke County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what they believe is a murder-suicide case that claimed the lives of two children.
The bodies of Mehar Kaur Birring, 3, and Aijit Singh Birring, 4, were found in the backseat of a burning car. It appeared the vehicle was intentionally set on fire.READ MORE: Tarrant County Wants Voters' Approval To Spend $400M For Roads
Their father, and their killer, according to police — Mandeep Singh, 37, is also dead. His body was found in a heavily wooded area of Cooke County near where the children were found.
Police said Singh appears to have died from a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound.READ MORE: New Study Shows Receiving Different COVID-19 Vaccines Can Rev Up Immune Response
It is unknown at this time the cause of death for little Mehar or Aijit.
Investigators are awaiting autopsy results on them and Singh from the Medical Examiners at Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences of Dallas.
The search for what drove Singh to commit such a heinous crime continues.
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