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Woman finds husband, son dead in apparent murder-suicide in west Houston

Houston police said the teenage boy was suffocated and his father killed himself with an edged weapon.

HOUSTON — A man killed his son before killing himself Sunday in west Houston, according to police.

The Houston Police Department said it happened in the 12600 block of Memorial Drive.

According to investigators, the man, who was in his 50s, suffocated his teenage son before killing himself with an edged weapon.

The boy's mother made the discovery around 1:30 p.m.

Neighbors said she came out of her apartment screaming and they helped her call 911.

According to neighbors, the teen was physically disabled and used a wheelchair. The neighbors said he had just graduated high school. They also said the father was nice and quiet.

According to neighbors, the family was from Iran and had been in Houston for about seven years.

Here's the update provided by police at the scene:

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