"Officers who responded found the two daughters, Taylor Sheats, 22, and Madison Sheats, 17, shot in the street, and a Fulshear Police Department officer fatally shot the mother after she refused to drop the gun"
"Simpson woke up at 4 a.m., put on a headband with a small light, worked the combination on the gun safe and ambushed her husband, and their 7-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son as they slept. She said she tried to kill herself but loaded the wrong ammunition in the gun. Simpson told a psychiatrist she thought the whole family would be reincarnated in a better world."
PICKENS, S.C. (AP) — Mike Simpson cried as his wife was sentenced to life in prison for killing their children in their South Carolina home. He has one of the bullets fired still in his skull, but he has lost almost all his memories of his 7-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son.