Mother, teen daughter killed in apparent murder-suicide at Houston home, sheriff says

Their identities haven’t been released

A mother and her teen daughter were both found dead inside a home Wednesday in west Harris County, according to the Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. (Copyright 2023 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)

HOUSTON, Texas – Authorities in Houston are investigating an apparent murder-suicide after a mother and her 15-year-old daughter were found dead at their home.

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said just after 1 p.m., Wednesday, deputies were called to the 5600 block of Sage Manor Drive.

According to a report from KSAT’s sister station KPRC, in Houston, deputies said the teen was fatally shot by her 46-year-old mother before she turned the gun on herself.

Neither of their identities has been released at this time.

Further details are limited but we’ll bring more updates as they become available.

About the Author:

Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.