Iowa family of four died in murder-suicide, police say

Authorities said Monday that an Iowa Department of Public Safety employee, his wife and their two sons who were found dead in their home over the weekend were the victims of a murder-suicide.

After the bodies of Chandrasekhar Sunkara, 44, Lavanya Sunkara, 41, a 15-year-old boy and a 10-year-old boy were found in their home in West Des Moines on Saturday morning, police said they were confident that there was no threat to the community, but they didn’t say why.

Source: Iowa family of four died in murder-suicide, police say

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