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Boy murdered his 13-year-old girlfriend before killing himself because she wanted to end their relationship

By Tanya Clark 1:51 PM February 5, 2018
Man and woman ending their relationship (illustration)

A father was devastated to come home and find his daughter and her boyfriend dead of gunshot wounds, according to police in Indiana.

The Marion Police Department said that 17-year-old Corbin Page pulled out a gun and killed 13-year-old Alainee Byer before turning the weapon on himself and committing suicide.

According to the police investigation, Page became upset when his much younger girlfriend decided to end their relationship.

The incident unfolded on Saturday night and into Sunday morning at Byre’s home located in the 400 block of East Lincoln Street.

While Byer’s father was at work, Page came over to his girlfriend’s home to discuss their relationship.

At around 2:30 a.m., Page pulled out his gun and fatally shot his girlfriend.

Page then turned the gun on himself and committed suicide.

Byer’s father got a call to report that there was trouble at his home.

By the time he arrived home, both his daughter and her boyfriend were dead.

Police recovered the murder weapon nearby.

Byer went to the RJ Baskett Middle School while Page attended the Mississinewa High School.

Both schools said that they will be providing counseling for students.