Amanda and children during Holidays

Indian Trail, NC-

43-year-old mother Amanda Sherland had been thru a pretty rough divorce four years ago, according to relatives. She picked up and relocated from Florida to North Carolina, possibly trying to start a brand new,troubleless life with her 2 children. Somehow, things must have not worked out, and may have turned out worse for her. The single mom decided to end not only her life, but the lives of her children 9-year-old Ryan Alexander Sherland and 7-year-old Alyssa Nicole Sherland. Police found their bodies in the home from gunshot wounds and they believe it was a murder-suicide. It was the children’s father, Conrad Sherland who alerted the police when he couldn’t contact the mother. He then filed a missing persons report on the three. Sadly, a suicide note was found in the house, but what it says has not been released to the public. Rest in Peace Ryan and Alyssa. You can visit a memorial site set up for the children at sherlandmemorialsite.

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