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Father shoots wife and three children in French farmhouse

  • A father shot and killed his three children and wife before shooting himself
  • Two boys and a girl were discovered in Nouvion-et-Catillon, Northern France
  • A farm worker made the grim discovery and called police at 8.15am local time 
  • The victims include two boys and a girl aged aged 14, 18 and 20

A father shot and killed his wife and three children before turning the gun on himself at a farmhouse in Northern France.

French police were called to the bloody scene today in Nouvion-et-Catillon in the Aisne region, roughly 40 miles north of Reims.

The victims include two boys and a girl aged aged 14, 18 and 20, with AFP  referring to the event as a ‘family incident’.

A farm worker made the gruesome discovery on Tuesday at around 8.15am. 

Firefighters arrived and found the children as well as the couple both aged 47.

Police say they have yet to find a suicide note and have not discovered the reason behind the man’s actions.

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A father shot and killed his wife and three children before turning the gun on himself at a farmhouse in Nouvion-et-Catillon in the Aisne region of Northern France

Emergency services arrived and found the children as well as the couple aged in their fifties to sixties

Emergency services arrived and found the children as well as the couple aged in their fifties to sixties

The family lived in this house Pont-a-Bucy - the farm where they were discovered is located a little further away, towards Nouvion-et-Catillon

The family lived in this house Pont-a-Bucy – the farm where they were discovered is located a little further away, towards Nouvion-et-Catillon

French police discovered the bloody horror today in Nouvion-et-Catillon in the Aisne region, roughly 40 miles north of Reims

French police discovered the bloody horror today in Nouvion-et-Catillon in the Aisne region, roughly 40 miles north of Reims

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