Recent NBC intern Erin Edwards killed by mom in murder-suicide

A Boston University student and former intern at NBC 4 New York was shot to death by her mother on Wednesday, the news station reported.

Erin Edwards, 20, and her 24-year-old brother were both killed by their mother inside their home near Atlanta, authorities said. The mother, Marsha Edwards, then fatally shot herself, police said.

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Erin interned for NBC New York’s digital team this summer while on a break from Boston University, the station reported Thursday.

Erin Edwards, who interned at NBC New York, was shot by her mother in Atlanta in an apparent murder-suicide.

Erin Edwards, who interned at NBC New York, was shot by her mother in Atlanta in an apparent murder-suicide. (New York Post/Facebook)

“All of us in the newsroom just shocked to hear this news,” evening anchor Stefan Holt said in a newscast Thursday.

“Erin was a special person — exuberant, cheerful, a gifted story teller who just had a passion for journalism and it showed,” he added.

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It was not clear whether there was a motive for the killings.