Alabama father shoots his 12-year-old son, 19-year-old daughter and her fiancé to death then kills himself in triple murder suicide
Tony Parker killed his daughter Heather, his son Rusty and Heather’s fiancé Brandon Roberts on Thursday
He shot them in his front yard in White Plains, Alabama, at 12.45pm
Calling police to report his deed, Parker threatened to shoot himself, he then drove to the nearby Rabbittown Cafe and Fiddlers Hall to kill himself
Police have not revealed his motive and the children did not live with their father
Tasha Marie Parker, Rusty and Heather’s sister, described Tony as a ‘monster’
She said he tormented them their ‘whole lives’ and she did not know what her siblings were doing at his home when they died
Heather’s father Tony Parker killed himself not long after he murdered the three young people in his home
An Alabama father killed himself after shooting dead his 12-year-old son, teenage daughter and her fiancé in a triple murder suicide on Thursday.
‘Monster’ dad, Tony Parker of White Plains, Calhoun County killed his 19-year-old daughter Heather, her brother Rusty and Heather’s 20-year-old fiance Brandon Roberts then left their bodies on the front yard of his home in White Plains, Alabama, shortly before 12.45pm.
Parker then called 911 and told police what he had done while threatening to kill himself.
Tony Parker executed his son Rusty 12, [foreground], daughter Heather [second right], 19, and his future son-in-law 20-year-old Brandon Roberts [right], then left their bodies on the front yard of his home in White Plains, Alabama, before calling police on himself on Thursday
Soon afterwards, he was found dead at the Rabbittown Cafe. It is not clear if he worked there or if anyone else was inside at the time. Police have not revealed the motive for the killings.
Tasha Parker, Heather and Rusty’s other sister, said their father was a ‘monster’ who ‘put them through hell their whole lives’. She does not know what her siblings were doing at his house when they died.
Brandon, who was a forklift driver at an office furniture warehouse in Georgia, was 20. He proposed to Heather in December
Rusty lived with the oldest, Tasha while Heather lived with her fiancé Brandon.
Triple killer dad, Tony Parker killed himself not long after he murdered the three young people
Rusty Parker, 12, was also killed by his father. Their bodies were found the man’s front yard in Alabama
On Thursday, police received a 911 call from the man saying he had shot the three youngsters and was planning to kill himself.
He gave police the address of his home. When officers arrived, they found the three victims in the front yard.
‘When the deputy got there he found three bodies in the front yard, none of which were the man that called.
‘We pulled the coordinates of the origin of the 911 call and traced it back to the Rabbittown store,’ Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade told The Anniston Star.
Heather Parker [left], and her fiancé Brandon Roberts were shot dead by her dad Tony Parker, on Thursday afternoon inside his White Plains, Alabama home. He fled the scene to commit suicide
Brandon, who was a forklifter at an office furniture warehouse in Georgia, proposed to Heather in December.
According to her grieving friends, 19-year-old Heather was training to become a nurse and was receiving ‘straight A’s’ at college.
Her fiance worked as a forklifter for a an office furniture company in Georgia.
His devastated mother was at a loss over his death on Thursday.
‘It just doesn’t seem fair what has happened. I miss my baby boy so dang much.
Student nurse Heather [left, right], and fiancé Brandon Roberts, were keen hunters. The couple were in the middle of planning their wedding
‘I just want to hold him and never let go.
‘Please continue to pray for my family,’ she told friends on Facebook on Thursday night.
Friends in Alabama are fundraising to help Rusty and Heather’s mother pay for their burials.
In a description of the GoFundMe page where they are accepting donations, one person who claimed to be a close family friend wrote: ‘Heather, beautiful soul, was going to school to be a nurse, and getting straight A’s.
[She] was engaged to a man that loved her.
‘Rusty, young soul, was just beginning his life.’
Suicide scene: After shooting the three youngsters at his home, the demented dad fled the scene and drove to the Rabbittown Cafe and Fiddler’s Hall where he killed himself.
Neither Rusty nor his sister lived with their father and police do not know why they were at his home on the day they died.
Deputies arrived at the scene and found the three deceased people in the yard at the location.
Parker traveled a few miles away and killed himself with a self-inflicted gunshot wound in the parking lot of Rabbit Town Store located at Rabbittown Road and Red Road 55, according to Wade.
heather’s mother was out of town at the time of the incident, and authorities are not sure if her and Parker are estranged or divorced.