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An Alabama teenager has been arrested for allegedly killing his mother and twin 13-year-old brothers.

The victims -- identified as Holli Christina Durham, age 36; Branson Durham, age 13; and Baron Durham, age 13 -- were found dead of apparent stab wounds inside a house in Munford, Alabama, the Talladega County Sheriff's Office said.
The victims' son and older brother, 16-year-old Landon Durham, faces a capital murder charge for all three killings, Talladega County District Attorney Steve Giddens told CNN affiliate WBRC. Durham is being charged as an adult.
Landon Durham, right, poses for a photo with his mother and twin brothers in this photo posted to Facebook by his mother last year.
According to Giddens, Durham allegedly killed them "probably sometime early Tuesday morning." Asked if Durham went to school after the alleged murders, Giddens said, "I was told that he did, yes."
Suzanne Lacey, the superintendent of Talladega County Schools, called the killings a "tragedy."
"Like any small town, when tragedy strikes, it affects the entire community, including the school community," Lacey said. "Our focus is to support the school family during this difficult time."
Authorities have not released a motive for the murders. Durham is expected to make a first court appearance on Friday.
Durham's arrest marks the second time in a week that a teenager in the US has been accused of murdering his mother and siblings.
Colin Jeffery Haynie, 16, faces four counts of aggravated murder in the shooting deaths of his mother and three younger siblings at their home in Grantsville, Utah. He confessed to the murders, according to prosecutors. Haynie also faces one count of attempted aggravated murder for his father, who was the only survivor.
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A Utah teen has been charged as an adult in the shooting deaths of his mother and three of his siblings at their home in Grantsville.

Colin Jeffery Haynie, 16, faces four counts of aggravated murder and one count of attempted aggravated murder in the January 17 attack. He also faces firearms charges.
The boy had stayed home from school that day, according to Tooele County Attorney Scott Broadhead. He shot his mother, 52-year-old Consuelo Alejandra Haynie, and 12-year-old sister, Maylan, multiple times as they arrived home around 1 p.m., killing them, Broadhead said.
Utah police say a juvenile relative killed a mother and three children
According to the charging document, Haynie then killed his 15-year-old sister, Alexis, with multiple gunshots after she came home from school, and shot his 14-year-old brother, Mathew, to death later in the afternoon.
"The victims all had gunshot wounds in their heads, necks, and/or shoulder areas," according to the charging document.
At around 6:15 p.m., Haynie's father, Colin Haynie,arrived home. The father told police that his son shot him in the leg and hit him in the head before he was able to overpower the teen, the charging document says.
"This happened over a five-hour period, piece by piece by piece by piece," said Broadhead at a press conference.
According to the prosecutor's timeline, a neighbor came to the home, calling 911 and taking both Haynie and his father to the hospital. The teen confessed to the murders during the 911 call and was arrested at the hospital, Broadhead said.

The boy told his father "that his intention was to kill everyone in the house except himself," according to the charging document.
The accused teen has not cooperated with investigators, according to Broadhead.
The teen does not currently have an attorney. He is scheduled to make his first court appearance Monday, according to the Tooele County District Court.
Because of his age, prosecutors cannot pursue the death penalty in this case.

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