Funeral for 8 people fatally shot in Houston home

Flowers and eight balloons are seen at a house, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, where eight people were killed on Saturday in Houston. A family of six children and two parents were handcuffed and fatally shot in the head at a Houston home by a man with a violent criminal history who had previously been in a relationship with the mother and had a dispute with her, authorities said Sunday. David Conley, 48, was charged with capital murder in the deaths. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON, TEXAS (AP) — A funeral is set for a Houston couple and six children who authorities say were shot to death in their home by the mother’s former domestic partner.

After the service Monday in Houston, the family will be buried in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

A note is taped to a shoe box Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, sitting among the condolences left outside the home where eight people were shot over the weekend in Houston. David Conley, who has a violent criminal history, entered the Houston home through an unlocked window and fatally shot a woman he'd previously dated, her husband and six children, including a boy believed to be his own son, authorities said. He is charged with capital murder in the deaths (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
A note is taped to a shoe box sitting among the condolences left outside the home where eight people were shot in Houston (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

David Conley faces capital murder charges. Authorities say he handcuffed most of the family members and eventually shot each in the head.

Killed in the Aug. 8 shooting were: Conley’s former domestic partner, 40-year-old Valerie Jackson; her husband, 50-year-old Dwayne Jackson; 13-year-old Nathaniel, 11-year-old Honesty, 10-year-old Dwayne, 9-year-old Caleb, 7-year-old Trinity and 6-year-old Jonah.

Authorities say Nathaniel was Conley’s son with Valerie Jackson.

The Jacksons were the parents of the other five children.

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