A Florida father-of-two stabbed and ran over his estranged wife, shot dead their children before turning the gun on himself in a horrific murder-suicide.
Henry Ramone Brown, 30, had hidden in the trunk of his wife's car which was parked outside a Sanford Chili’s, in Lake Mary, armed with a knife.
When Chericia Brown, 31, returned to her car at around 10pm on Sunday, her husband jumped out and stabbed her multiple times, according to police reports.
Brown attempted to hide the seriously injured Chericia by dragging her into the bushes and ran round the building to retrieve his car, Click Orlando report.
But two medical professionals, who had been dining at the restaurant, had discovered the victim and were attempting to help her when Brown returned.
The suspect drove round the building and ran over his wife, and the two diners attempting to help her.
All three were rushed to a local hospital where Chericia Brown was pronounced dead.
One of medical professionals is still in hospital in a 'stable condition' while the other has since been released.
Henry Brown fled the scene and police say he swapped vehicles before driving to pick up his two children, aged one and four, from a babysitter in Altamonte Springs.
The 30-year-old, who was armed with a gun, then drove to Central Florida Regional Hospital where his wife had been transported after his attack.
He arrived at around 12.20am, in an attempt to find Chericia, but was swiftly recognized by police.
Brown opened fire on officers, and hospital security staff, and managed to escape back to his Ford pick-up truck.
But police gave chase and were able to track down Brown on Interstate 4, using 'stop sticks' to disable the vehicle.
When deputies approached the truck, they found the suspect had shot dead his two young children inside the car, before turning the gun on himself.
The Sheriff’s Office could not confirm if the father had murdered his children before he arrived at the hospital or afterwards.
The investigation is ongoing.
Henry Brown married Chericia, an operations clerk, in 2012. She gave birth to his son Henry Brown IV that same year.
But the couple are said to have split in December after a domestic violence incident.