Parents murder 9-year-old son and tell police that 2-year-old boy shot brother in the headBy Mason White 5:52 PM March 27, 2017
|Wendy, Kansas, Landen Lavarnia with family
By: Mason White WorldWideWeirdNews.com
(Scroll down for video) The parents of a young boy who was shot in the head, blamed their other child for being behind the killing, according to police in Arizona.
Phoenix police said that they have arrested Wendy Lavarnia, 28, and Kansas Lavarnia, 31, after being accused of killing 9-year-old Landen Lavarnia.
Both parents have been charged with first-degree murder.
According to the police investigation, The parents plotted to kill their 9-year-old son and then blame the 2-year-old child.
Wendy called police on Monday, saying that her 2-year-old son shot his 9-year-old brother in the head. Police officer who arrived at the scene, found Landen with a gunshot wound to the head.
He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died. While investigators were at the scene, Kansas arrived and asked what happened to his son.
The mother told police that the gun was on a nightstand when the 2-year-old boy grabbed it and shot his brother in the head.
However, police found inconsistencies in her story.
They also noticed that the gunshot wound had been stabbed with a screwdriver, and police also found blood in the father’s car. He was found with unexplained injuries.
Police believe that the parents shot and killed their 9-year-old son, and while he was unconscious on the ground, they staged the scene to make it look as if the 2-year-old boy shot his brother.
The couple’s other three children were placed in the custody of the state.