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Yellow Dogs musicians among four dead in suspected US murder-suicide

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By Euronews
Yellow Dogs musicians among four dead in suspected US murder-suicide

<p>They had fled repression in Iran for a safer time pursuing their music in the US.</p> <p>But four years after rock band Yellow Dogs arrived in Brooklyn, their dreams have turned to tragedy.</p> <p>Two band members were among four musicians found dead in a suspected murder-suicide on Monday.</p> <p>Police said Iranian Ali Akbar Mohammadi Rafie, 29, of Queens, took a rifle to the band members’ apartment.</p> <p>He killed guitarist Sourosh Farazmand, 27, and drummer Arash Farazmand, 28, brothers and both members of Yellow Dogs.</p> <p>He also killed Iranian musician Ali Eskandarian, 35, before turning the gun on himself.</p> <p>The remaining band members said in a statement on their Facebook page: “Thanks every one for all your prayers and condolences. We still can’t believe this tragedy.”</p> <p><iframe width="606" height="341" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Ghbk7zdEkVw" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p>