3 Members of Nigerian-American Family found Dead in their Home in Chicago
Three Nigerian-American family members have been reportedly shot dead in their home in Chicago.
The victims have been identified as 33-year-old Bourk Esho, 42-year-old Olasunkanmi Esho and 7-year-old Olivia Esho.
According to The Washington Post, officers from the Darien Police Department responding to a call about shots fired found the bodies at 1 a.m. on Sunday.
Authorities say three family members whose bodies were found in a home in west suburban Chicago all died from gunshot wounds.
The Darien Police Department says officers responding to a call about shots fired found the bodies about 1 a.m. Sunday.
Police and the DuPage County Coroner’s Office identified the victims as 33-year-old Bourk Esho and 7-year-old Olivia Esho, both of Darien, and 42-year-old Olasunkanmi Esho of Chicago.
Police Cmdr. Gerald Piccoli says there’s no threat to the community about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of Chicago. Additional details were not released.
A friend of Bourk, Lawrence Willis, said she was a student of his at Chicago State University, adding that the deceased worked in the health information management department at University of Illinois,
He also said Olivia was one of three children the couple had together.
This is so tragic and our thoughts are with the family of the deceased at this time.
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