‘I couldn’t resist urge to kill’, says teenage girl who murdered dad, brother

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In a frightening act of sheer parricide, a teenage girl, one Mashenka Reid, has allegedly killed her father and young brother in Reno, Nevada, United States of America.

She went ahead to call the emergency toll line 911 on herself after committing the heinous act which she attributed to the overwhelming desire to ‘kill somebody’.

The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that Reid, 17, was apprehended Friday afternoon after police found her dad and brother dead from gunshot wounds in the family’s Reno apartment.

Reid’s younger sister was also home but she survived by hiding herself inside a locked bedroom, which a police officer had to kick in to take her to safety.

According to the report, the first 911 call about the incident came from a neighbor reporting gunshots and screams for help.

Authority said Reid herself dialed 911 and allegedly confessed to killing her family members, according to an affidavit filed in Reno Justice Court obtained by the paper.

“I shot my dad. I shot my brother. My brother is dead.

“I just couldn’t resist the urge to kill somebody,” she allegedly told the emergency operator, the document said.

Reid also said she dropped the suspected murder weapon, a Walther PPS, inside the apartment.

Her brother was found lying on the couch with a gunshot wound to the head, the affidavit stated, while the father was discovered in the garage with gunshot wounds to his chest and back.

There was no word from the authorities on a possible motive for the double homicide.

Reid has been charged as an adult with two counts of open murder and an additional count of attempted murder with a deadly weapon. She is due in court for a bail hearing on Thursday

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