Tuesday evening, around 7:45, authorities were called to a home in the rural area six miles west of Shingletown in Northern California. They found three dead individuals. A manhunt is underway.
The victims were Sandy Miller, 34, and her two daughters, Shelby, 8 and Shasta, 4. The suspected killer is the husband and father of the three females. The details of how they died have not been revealed.
Police Lt. Dave Kent said that Shane Franklin Miller, 45, is the only suspect. They have issued and APB, and circulated photographs of the alleged killer.
They said he is believed to be driving a gold-colored 2010 Dodge Mega Cab pickup with a camper shell. They think he may be headed to a cabin in Ferndale where they are certain he has several weapons.
Shingletown is in the Lassen Forest, and has a population of around 2,000. The house where the victims were found is surrounded by trees. It is a two story structure with a barn and greenhouse in the back, the Record Searchlight reported. Horses and llamas graze on the property.
Schools in the area are in lockdown.
Columnist-The Guardian Express