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Murdered mom ‘tried to fend off son, 16, as he stabbed her in the back after slitting his twin brothers’ throats’

AN Alabama teenager accused of massacring his entire family allegedly stabbed his two brothers in the neck and his own mother in the back.

The Sun has obtained autopsy reports for Baron and Branson Durham as well as their mother Holli which determined the cause of death to be Multiple Sharp Force Injuries for all three victims.

The reports offer a graphic look at what happened to the family members in their final moments, when police say they were brutally murdered by their brother and son, Landon Durham.

Thirteen-year-old twins Baron and Brandon were both stabbed in the neck by their brother claims the report.

Baron was also stabbed in the upper arm while Branson was stabbed in the stomach according to the Talladega County Coroner's Office.

They were found dead on the scene when investigators arrived approximately 21 hours after the murder, as was their mother Holli.

The mother of the two victims and the accused murderer tired to fend of her son but lost that battle after being stabbed repeatedly in the back and hands.

The bodies of both Baron and Holli were found in their bedrooms states the report, while Branson was discovered on the living room couch.

All three had "multiple stab wounds."

Landon is now behind bars on $4 million bail after being charged with capital murder in the three deaths.

Police believe that Landon slept for approximately five hours after carrying out the brutal murders, and then got up to head to school for the day.

It was not until the next night that the bodies of Holli, 36, and her 13-year-old twin sons Branson and Baron were discovered by a family member.

That individual fled in fear after stumbling upon the murder scene.

They had been sent to check the home at the behest of another relative, according to local authorities.

The Sun has now learned that the mother was also battling multiple sclerosis, an immune disease that attacks the nerves and makes it difficult for victims to perform some motor functions over time.

"It’s one of the worst things I’ve ever seen and I’ve been here for 19 years," Talladega County Chief Deputy Joshua Tubbs said on Thursday.

"It’s the worst thing I’ve seen in my career."

Many in the community are still in shock after the senseless slaying, including the man whose office will likely prosecute the case.

"This is the kind of crimes you see on TV or the media or the internet that happen in other places and for it to happen here, it really hits home," said Talladega County District Attorney Steve Giddens.

"Munford, like all communities in this county, are pretty close-knit, and I know they’re hurting, and we are, too ... I’m not wishing this on somebody else but it’s hard to believe these things happen.”

It is unclear where Landon went the night after the murders, but the following morning he was apprehended by police as he had tired to flee town in a car.

Landon was then booked into jail and posed for his mugshot with a large smirk on his face.

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