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Judge identifies Round Rock couple in apparent murder-suicide, CBS Austin

Dec 30, 2016


by CBS Austin

Friday, December 30th 2016

A Williamson County official says Kiet Chau shot and killed his wife, Van Chau, before taking his own life. (CBS Austin)

A Williamson County official has identified the Round Rock couple from Thursday afternoon’s apparent murder-suicide.


According to Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3, Judge Bill Gravell, the two dead are Kiet Chau, 53, and Van Chau, 47.

It happened at a home in the Vista Oaks subdivision at approximately 12:45 p.m.

When deputies arrived they found the married couple dead in the home from apparent gunshot wounds.

Judge Gravell says Van Chau was shot and killed by her husband before he took his own life. He says two of the couple’s children were home at the time of the shooting. One kicked in the door to their parents’ bedroom after the gunshots went off and found them dead in a closet.

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