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06/10/2019 12:21 BST | Updated 06/10/2019 12:22 BST

Man Arrested After Five Shot Dead In Austrian Ski Resort

He handed himself into police early Sunday morning.

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Policemen secure the crime scene around a house in Kitzbuehel, Austria, where five people were killed on October 6, 2019.

A man has been arrested after his ex-girlfriend, her family, and her new boyfriend were shot dead in an Alpine ski resort. 

The Austrian news agency APA reported that the 25-year-old turned himself in to police and admitted to the five killings in Kitzbuhel, Austria early on Sunday.

Police said the suspect is believed to have travelled to his ex-girlfriend’s family home at 4am on Sunday but left when the teenager’s father opened the door.

Officers said he then fetched his brother’s pistol from his own home and returned.

Police allege that he shot his ex-girlfriend’s father as he opened the door, then shot her brother in his bedroom.

After killing her mother, police said he climbed over a balcony into his ex-girlfriend’s room and killed the 19-year-old and her 24-year-old boyfriend.