‘Son kills mother’ and three others before ‘turning weapon on himself’ in grisly Miami murder-suicide shocking community: police continue search for motive
- Neighbors and relatives claim a son killed his mother and three others before turning the weapon on himself in a Miami-Dade home on Friday March 10
- Loved ones identified the shooter as Dhani and one of the victims as his mother Joanka Aguilar – the relationship with the others remains unclear
- Police have not yet identified the five people found dead in a Miami-Dade home and are still investigating the motive behind the grisly case
The son of one of the victims of a grisly murder-suicide in which five bodies were found gunned down in a Miami-Dade home has been identified as the shooter by neighbors and loved ones.
Five body bags were seen being removed from a home on Northwest 87th Court, near 148th Terrace on Friday after police made the horrific discovery.
Authorities were alerted by concerned relatives of the deceased and called into Miami-Dade police department at 9:52am, according to Local 10 News.
Police Detective Alvaro Zabaleta said during a news conference at the scene that the bodies of two men and three women were found inside the house.
Loved one’s have identified the shooter, who gunned down four people and then himself, as Dhani. One of the victims has been identified by relative as his mother Joanka Aguilar
Authorities were alerted by concerned relatives of the deceased and called into Miami-Dade police department at 9:52am, according to Local 10 News
The suburban Miami neighborhood where the killings took place, Northwest 87th Court, near 148th Terrace
Relatives and shocked members of the community revealed to the broadcaster that two of the people found dead were mother and son, the relationship with the other three remains unclear.
Police have not publicly identified the suspect or victims however family member Rolando Aguilar said his ex-wife Joanka Aguilar and son Dhani were among those found dead.
He said he was ‘heartbroken’ and couldn’t put the loss into words.
Neighbors in the community said they were shocked and left questioning the shooters motive.
‘I don’t know why he killed five people, four and himself,’ said one man. ‘I mean I know that mental illness is a problem in our country.’
Zabaleta said officers entered the home through an unlocked window and found one body before finding the additional bodies.
Five body bags were seen being removed from a home on Northwest 87th Court, near 148th Terrace on Friday after police made the horrific discovery
Footage from the neighborhood showed several police cruisers at the scene and police tape surrounding grisly murder
Evidence at the scene near the body of a man found inside appeared to indicate that he had been the shooter before taking his own life.
Footage from the neighborhood showed several police cruisers at the scene and police tape surrounding grisly murder.
Police are still investigating, and a motive has not been made clear at this time.
DailyMail.com has reached out to family members and Miami-Dade Police Department.