June 14, 2024


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Father of 3 kills wife, mom-in-legislation in suspected murder-suicide, according to BSO

TAMARAC, Fla. – Investigators are nonetheless functioning on responses to what led up to a Saturday morning tragedy in Tamarac, in which Broward Sheriff’s deputies were in a position to get 3 little ones properly out of a dwelling, then identified 2 men and women useless inside of and 1 girl clinging for lifestyle.

Investigators have not released particulars, but they suspect Clody Sylverne, a father of 3, killed his wife and mom-in regulation in a murder-suicide. The children were being not hurt.

About 7:15 a.m., 911 gained a call about shots fired at a property in the 9700 block of Northwest 83rd Road. BSO Unique Weapons and Methods (S.W.A.T.) remained in make contact with with the caller who was even now within the household.

“The deputies ended up then ready to identify a home wherever three small children, ages 4, 8 and 11, were being found and assisted them out of the bed room window to basic safety,” Sergeant Donald Prichard of the Broward County Sheriff’s workplace stated. BSO’s statement explained: “The suspected murder-suicide still left 3 older people dead and 3 little ones without moms and dads.”

Deputies went into the residence shortly after, wherever they discovered Sylverne and a girl useless. They also discovered yet another female alive and preventing for her existence. Investigators did not detect if the lady was the wife or mother-in-law. She was airlifted to North Broward Wellness, exactly where she afterwards died.

Jimmy Christophonte arrived at the scene to understand that it was his most effective mate, Sylverne, 39, who he said was observed dead alongside with Sylverne’s spouse, Benouchka, 38, and the woman’s mom.

“I can not consider it. I am so heartbroken,” Christophonte stated.

Though investigators have not confirmed the identities of the victims, Christophonte confirmed pics to Area 10 of his greatest friend, and a the latest video of Sylverne and his wife celebrating her birthday, alongside with a image of Sylverne’s mom-in-law.

“He is a terrific man. He is my brother, you know. We normally dangle out alongside one another and he’s quite great. That was my ideal good friend, so I lost him I just can’t believe that,” he explained.

The children are staying cared for by victim advocates with the Broward Sheriff’s Place of work.

The investigation is ongoing.

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