According to police, 19-year-old Brian Douglas White went to the home of his 17-year-old ex-girlfriend. He attacked and killed her mother, 46-year-old Angela Kim Staperfene, and her new boyfriend, Jacob Lee Burns, 19.
Investigators say White used an axe to kill Burns.
The ex-girlfriend was able to run away and call 911. However, she was injured during the attack and was treated at the hospital.
White committed suicide soon after the killings.
Classmates of the 17-year-old girl confirmed that she was a senior at Stevenson High School in Livonia. They described her as a compassionate girl raised by a loving family.