A father arrived at his California home to discover his two children were dead in the garage. According to the Ontario Police, the mother of the children is the number one suspect.
On Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at 4 p.m. police were called to a residence. The two children and their mother in the garage. Police found evidence, including a suicide note at the scene that has officers believing the mother killed her children.
First responders were unable to revive the children. The mother was taken to a local hospital. Both of the children were girls. One was an infant and the other was a teenager with special needs, according to the Ontario police.
Police Sgt. Bill Russell stated: “Once (the father) discovered (the victims), he called the police in a lot of distress. The father is distraught. You figure at this point, he’s lost both his children and his wife is in the hospital injured, and he’s lost everything at this point. I’m sure he’s dealing with a lot of stress and a lot of emotion.”
According to police, the children had visible injuries. Clear signs there was a struggle. A motive has not been discovered at this time. The mother has not been able to speak to police officers in her current condition. Additionally, police are not releasing cause of death for the children. An autopsy will be conducted by the San Bernardino’s Coroner’s Office.
By Jeanette Smith
CNN: Father comes home to find his children dead in the garage. Police say his wife is the suspect
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