Nassau County family raising money for two boys after parents killed in apparent murder-suicide

Family is raising money for two boys after their parents were found dead from an apparent murder-suicide in Nassau County on New Year's Eve.

Deputies found Lowell Stanley, 43, and his wife Rebecca Suzanne Stanley, 40, dead from gunshot wounds at their Bryceville home after a 911 call from their 12-year-old son.

Deputies said they believe the 8- and 12-year-old boys were sleeping at the time of the shooting.

"The family needs help covering expenses to care for the boys and bury our loved ones," the family wrote on a GoFundMe page.

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More than $8,500 has been raised for the family, who said they want to keep the boys in their own home and on their own routines.

A viewing for Rebecca Stanley will be held on Friday at the River Road Baptist Church in Hilliard from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. with funeral services beginning at 11 a.m.

A viewing for Lowell Stanley will be held on Friday at the River Road Baptist Church in Hilliard from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. with funeral services beginning at 11 a.m.

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Deputies believe the two boys, 8 and 12, were asleep when their father killed his wife, then himself:

Posted by Action News Jax on Wednesday, January 4, 2017