FAMILY OF 5 DEAD, MURDER – SUICIDE?
A family of five, 3 children and 2 adults, were found dead inside their home just outside of Rice, Texas. The discovery occurred Sunday night. Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner said, “I don’t care where you are. Any time there’s five losses of lives in one location, that’s shocking and traumatic. It’s a horrible, horrible thing to see, witness or be a part of.” The children have been reported under the age of 12. The police have stated that they do not think that there are any murder suspects at large, that makes us believe that this might have been a horrific murder-suicide. However, authorities have released no details.
A family of five was found dead inside a residence outside Rice, Texas, on Sunday night, authorities said.
Navarro County sheriff’s deputies found the bodies of two adults and three children inside.
“We are concentrating on the investigation inside the residence and we do not have reason to believe there are any other suspects at this time.” Sheriff Elmer Tanner said. He would not say if the incident was a murder-suicide, or how the residents died.
The Navarro County Sheriff’s department confirms that five members of a family were found dead inside of a home near the town of Rice. The deceased include two adults and three children, all under the age of 12.
Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner says a Spanish-speaking male called 911 around 7 p.m. Sunday night to report that several members of his family were dead at a home in Rice, 40 miles southeast of Dallas.
Emergency medical personnel arrived on scene shortly after and confirmed the deaths of five people.
Police are scheduled to give a news conference on Monday providing more details.