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Father kills his son and himself after police refused to allow the mother into the home to speak with him

By Mason White 1:10 PM January 11, 2016
Thy Ho and Philip Nguyen 

By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) A mother spoke of her heartbreak over losing her young son after a long police standoff with her boyfriend.

Police in Atlanta, were called to a home for a domestic dispute which turned into a police standoff.

The couple were in their home when police arrived and ordered them to come out of the house. The woman came out to police, but her son followed his father into the master bedroom.

Thy Ho, 43, took his son 2-year-old Philip Nguyen hostage. Police attempted to negotiate the release of the child.

The mother, said that she begged police to allow her to go back into the house so that she can talk to her Ho, who is the father of her son, but police did not let her back into the home.

Sadly, after a 19 hour standoff, police heard gunshots. They entered the house to find the father and son suffering from a
gunshot wound, Gwinnett County police Cpl. Michele Pihera said.

Both were taken to hospital in critical condition, but later died.