Florida man kills terminally ill daughter, 11, then himself in murder-suicide, police say

Florida man kills terminally ill daughter, himself in murder-suicide, police say

DAVIE, Fla. — A Florida man killed his 11-year-old daughter before fatally shooting himself in a Davie home, authorities said.

According to the Sun Sentinel, the deadly shooting occurred shortly before 9 a.m. Monday at the family's Southwest 18th Court home. Police said Kenbian Ng shot and killed his daughter, Angela, who had been suffering from a terminal illness. He then shot himself and died at a nearby hospital, WTVD reported.

Angela's mother, who had been cooking breakfast at the time of the shooting, discovered her daughter's body, the Sun Sentinel reported.

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Police believe Ng was distraught over the girl’s illness, a leg cancer for which she had undergone chemotherapy, according to the newspaper.

"It was a devastating terminal illness," Lt. Mark Leone of the Davie Police Department told the Sun Sentinel. "She was not going to get any better."

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