‘You Could've Taken Two Tylenol': Family Member Reacts to Triple-Homicide

The suspect claimed he had a headache and the family members were being "too loud" before he allegedly shot them

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A family member of the victims killed in a triple-homicide in Dallas Monday said there were no signs of domestic abuse prior to Monday’s shooting.

The victims were identified by family members Tuesday as Victoria Bunton and her sons, 13-year-old Quon Bunton and 16-year-old Isaac Bunton.

The suspect in their deaths is Victoria’s husband, James Manning, who is the boys' step-father.

“She just loved her family,” said Bunton’s aunt, Ora Juitt. “She loved her children.”

Juitt said Victoria was a home health worker who provided for her family and loved to cook.

Bunton and her sons lived in an East Dallas apartment with Manning.

We never knew that James did any harm to those boys or to Vicki,” Juitt said.

An arrest warrant showed Manning told police he had a headache Monday morning and began arguing with Victoria because she and the boys were being "too loud." The warrant stated Manning pulled a handgun, fatally shot all three of them and then called 911 an hour later "and told them what he did."

“You kill somebody because you had a headache and they was making noise. Really? You could’ve taken two Tylenol and laid your butt down,” Juitt said.

Manning is charged with capital murder and is being held on a $3 million bond.

“He don't need to get the death penalty, that's too easy,” Juitt said.

Juitt said Isaac Bunton would’ve turned 17-years-old on Friday.

A memorial is scheduled for Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. at The Life Church in Dallas.

An arrest warrant said the suspect's name was James Webb but subsequent records identify him as James Manning.

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