A Houston, Texas man was arrested on homicide expenses after he killed his two younger kids to spite his spouse.
In line with information reviews, Jean Pierre Ndossoka fatally stabbed his 8-year-old son and 1-year-old daughter at his dwelling on Saturday (Aug. 4). The reviews state that Ndossoka slit his kids’s necks.
The youngsters’s mom and Jean Pierre’s spouse, Sabine Ntongo, discovered the children lifeless after receiving a cellphone name from her husband saying that he killed their kids and “left her a gift.” Ndossoka had already fled the scene by the point Ntongo arrived on the condominium.
On Sunday (Aug. 5), Ndossoka was discovered with a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Pasadena, southeast of Houston. He admitted to police that he violently murdered his personal kids and instructed them that his 8-year-old son, Marcell Ndossoka, begged for his life, telling him “Daddy, I’m sorry” whereas his 1-year-old daughter, Anna-Belle Religion Ndossoka “simply stored crying.”
Ndossoka was charged with two counts of capital homicide and will face the demise penalty if convicted.
Right here’s what it’s essential to find out about Jean Pierre Ndossoka and his disturbing act of violence in direction of his younger kids:
1Jean Pierre Ndossoka’s 8-year-old son Marcel instructed him “daddy, I’m sorry” earlier than his throat was lower.
Final Saturday (Aug. 4), Jean Pierre Ndossoka’s two younger kids have been dropped off his condominium for his or her visitation. Ndossoka referred to as his spouse, Sabine Ntongo, a number of instances that day whereas she was at work. Sooner or later through the afternoon, he allegedly referred to as her and instructed her had killed the kids and “left her a gift.”
The Houston Chronicle reviews that Ndossoka instructed Ntongo to make use of the important thing underneath the doormat to let herself in. She rushed to the condominium. When she arrived, she noticed the our bodies of her two youngsters on the mattress with their throats slit and referred to as 911. Ndossoka was nowhere to be discovered.
Not too lengthy after placing out a automobile description, police have been in a position to choose Ndossoka up in Pasadena only a few hours later round 1 a.m. He was affected by a self-inflicted gunshot wound. At first, he instructed police he didn’t keep in mind what occurred, however when he was questioned on the hospital, he admitted to doing “one thing unhealthy” and claimed to have hypertension.
Police stated Ndossoka stated he had choked the kids to demise earlier than later admitting to utilizing a knife and leaving a word. He finally defined what actually occurred. He stated he had slit his kids’s throats as they begged for his or her lives.
The person stated his 8-year-old son, Marcel Ndossoka, stated to him, “Daddy, I’m sorry” within the moments earlier than his throat was slit. The boy’s 1-year-old sister, Ndossoka’s daughter, Anna-Belle Religion Ndossoka, “simply stored crying,” the person allegedly instructed police.
2Ndossoka referred to as his spouse, Sabine Ntongo, to inform her that he had killed their kids and “left her a gift.”
Sabine Ntongo, who owns a hair braiding enterprise in Houston, stated her husband referred to as her a number of instances on Saturday whereas she was working. She had dropped her kids off together with her husband, Jean Pierre Ndossoka only a few hours earlier.
When she lastly answered considered one of Ndossoka’s referred to as final Saturday round 3:30 p.m., he instructed her what he had carried out. Ndossoka stated he had killed their kids and had “left a gift for her” at his condominium, court docket paperwork stated, and he had left a key underneath the doormat in order that she may let herself in.
Ntongo discovered her kids’s lifeless our bodies within the condominium’s again bed room. Their throats had been lower and a bloody knife was laying on the ground. She referred to as 911 and police later discovered her husband in Pasadena with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police stated they imagine he tried to kill himself, however was unsuccessful.
Throughout questioning, Ndossoka admitted to the horrific crime earlier than revealing his son Marcel’s haunting final phrases: “Daddy, I’m sorry.” He stated his daughter Anna-Belle Religion “simply stored crying” as he lower her throat.
3Ndossoka instructed Ntongo in a handwritten word that she would “carry the burden” of her kids’s souls and he deliberate to die with them.
When Sabine Ntongo discovered her kids’s lifeless our bodies at her husband’s condominium, she noticed a word written in French by her estranged husband.
Ndossoka wrote within the letter that Ntongo must “carry the burden of our souls, me and my two kids.” Ndossoka additionally allegedly wrote, “I’m dying with my two kids.”
He apparently meant for the incident to be a murder-suicide as a result of police discovered him miles away from Houston in Pasadena in his truck with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
When investigators first interviewed Ndossoka from his hospital mattress, he at first claimed to not keep in mind what had occurred in his condominium. After being pressed by investigations, he lastly admitted he had carried out “one thing unhealthy,” court docket information stated.
When police requested him what occurred, Ndossoka motioned in direction of his neck. He then recounted his kids’s closing phrases. “Daddy, I’m sorry,” he stated his son Marcel pleaded with him as his daughter Anna-Belle “simply stored crying,” he stated.
4Ndossoka and Ntongo have been married for six years and emigrated to the U.S. collectively from Congo.
Jean Pierre Ndossoka and his spouse Sabine Ntongo have been estranged on the time of the murders.
The couple married six years in the past, and had not too long ago emigrated collectively from Congo to the U.S., the place they each turned naturalized residents. However members of the family instructed native CBS affiliate WLKY that Ndossoka was verbally abusive.
It isn’t clear if Ndossoka and Ntongo have been within the means of divorcing, however they have been separated with Ntongo being left with the kids. Custody then turned a brand new situation for the couple as a result of Ndossoka wished to see his kids, 1-year-old Anna-Belle and 8-year-old Marcel, daily.
So to spite her, he did one thing that he knew would harm her to her core. He brutally killed their kids by slitting their throats whereas they have been in his custody. “I’m dying with my two kids,” Ndossoka allegedly wrote in a letter Ntongo discovered on the condominium after she found the our bodies of her kids.
The hand-scribbled word, written in French, additionally instructed Ntongo she must “carry the burden of our souls, me and my kids.” However Ndossoka was unsuccessful in his suicide try, as a result of he was later present in his truck with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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Ntongo’s cousin, Patrice Nsuary, instructed WLKY he had not too long ago endorsed the couple about their deteriorating relationship. “I got here down right here to speak to each of them in regards to the marriage. In Africa, we speak to each the person and spouse,” Nsuary stated. “I spoke to him yesterday.”
Nsuary additionally stated he had seen Ndossoka and his son on the grocery retailer the day earlier than the murders and “he appeared fantastic.” One other distraught member of the family instructed the information station they’d no concept why Ntongo would kill his youngsters, particularly in such a brutal method “We don’t perceive,” they stated. “It’s simply unbelievable. We don’t know why.”