Elisa and Martin Manrique-Lutz

Photo of Martin and Elisa. They are children with brown hair, photographed outdoors. Martin is wearing a red sweater and looking away to the left. Elisa has long, tangled hair; she is holding a feather up to her lips.Name: Elisa Manrique-Lutz.
Age at death: 11.

Name: Martin Manrique-Lutz.
Age at death: 10.

Died: October 17, 2016.
Cause of death: Multiple murder-suicide (Poisoning).
Location: Davidson, Sydney, Australia.

Details:
Elisa and Martin were from Colombia and lived in Australia. Their neighbors often saw them playing in the front yard. At school, Elisa used to take teachers’ hands and take them on walks. Martin was a talented and precocious artist.

Elisa, Martin, and their mother Maria were killed in a murder-suicide by their father, who had installed pipes to turn the house into a gas chamber and released carbon monoxide into the children’s bedrooms, killing the whole family.

References:
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