A businessman killed his wife and three sons then committed suicide inside a villa in al-Rehab city, eastern Cairo.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the father was suffering from financial anxiety and that he had failed to pay debts worth LE one million, five hundred thousand.
The detectives examined the crime scene after receiving a report from neighbors in the area who heard gunshots inside the villa.
The preliminary investigations revealed that the businessman was convicted in several cases and that he resorted to rent a villa in al-Rehab city, to be away from the police.
Police referred the case to the prosecution for further investigation and summoned the eyewitnesses and seized the weapon used in the murder.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm