Nightly Roundup: Arizona man admits to gruesome crime; shocking find by neurosurgeon

From details on a gruesome crime in the West Valley, to a shocking find by a neurosurgeon in Australia, here's a look at some of the top stories on for Tuesday, August 29, 2023.

1. Murder-suicide investigation involving Texas family


Police: Texas family found dead in apparent murder-suicide

The family's 4-year-old daughter, Lyian Sherwani, drowned earlier this month and police believe it was a factor in the murder-suicide.

2. Crash results in heavy traffic backup along Loop 101


Crash resulted in lane closures, traffic delays

There was a large traffic backup on Loop 101 in Scottsdale north of Chaparral Road Tuesday night following a crash, authorities said.

3. Gruesome crime in Peoria


Crime Files: 'I just killed my parents,' Peoria man confesses to murder, court docs state

A man living in the Northwest Valley is under arrest, after police say he admitted to shooting and killing his parents, following a conversation that turned heated.

4. Sentencing over "extreme" child abuse


2 sentenced for 'extreme' child abuse of 10-year-old

A man and a woman have been sentenced to prison for the abuse and neglect of a child.

5. Shocking find by neurosurgeon in patient's brain


Neurosurgeon probing patient’s mystery symptoms plucks worm from woman’s brain in Australia

"I just thought: ‘What is that? It doesn’t make any sense. But it’s alive and moving,’" the surgeon told a local news outlet.

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