Family Devastated as 17-Hour Standoff Ends with Deaths of 16-Year-Old Boy and His Pregnant Mother

Manuela Cardiga
Apr 06, 2019
07:59 A.M.
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An eight-month pregnant woman and her 16-year-old son were killed by her boyfriend in their home.

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A horrific encounter in Atlanta Georgia between a hostage taker and the Police, ended with three dead, and two officers wounded.

The Police broke into the house on April 4, 2019, after a 17-hour-standoff to find the gunman had killed his hostages, before taking his own life.

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PREGNANT MOTHER AND SON KILLED IN ATLANTA

The Police were called out on a domestic disturbance on Thursday morning in Stockbridge and were greeted with gunfire that left two officers wounded.

The gunman was later identified as Anthony Bailey, the long-time boyfriend of one of the victims, Sandra White.

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The death of Sandra White and her children is only one of a disturbing series of recent murders where the killers were the victims' nearest and dearest.

A LOVE GONE BAD TURNED DEADLY

White and Bailey were in a long-term relationship, and she was expecting his child, but the registered nurse's sister revealed that she was not happy and had had her boyfriend served with an eviction notice. He had refused to leave, and matters finally came to an explosive end.

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HOSTAGES IN THEIR OWN HOME

After the arrival of the Police and the shootout, Bailey barricaded himself in the house with the 8-month-pregnant White and her 16-year-old son, Arkeyvion White.

A task force and a negotiator were deployed and spent 17 hours trying to reason with Bayley who was described as being "very angry" during his exchanges with the Police.

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A DEADLY OUTCOME TO THE STANDOFF

On Friday morning, at 3 am, Police finally broke into the home and found White and her son dead.

Bailey was also deceased, having apparently taken his own life after killing the mother of his unborn child and her 16-year-old.

The two SWAT team officers who were shot by Bailey were hospitalized, but their injuries are not considered life-threatening.

The death of Sandra White and her children is only one of a disturbing series of recent murders where the killers were the victims' nearest and dearest.

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MASSACHUSETTS FAMILY DEATHS ARE CONSIDERED MURDER-SUICIDE

A house fire in Sheffield Massachusetts on March 13, 2019, that claimed the lives of a family 5, had been attributed to accidental or unknown causes.

Now, Police has deemed the case a murder-suicide and is investigating it as such.

The bodies of the 5 victims were identified as patent attorney Justine Wilbur. her husband Luke Karpinski, their 7-year-old twins, and their last child of 3. 

The investigation into the crime is ongoing, but it appears that like Sandra White, this family died at the hands of a loved one.

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