OPP say four deaths in home near Huntsville a triple murdersuicide

first_imgProvincial police say the deaths of four people in a home north of Huntsville, Ont., is being treated as a triple murder-suicide.Police said they received a 911 call at 7:30 p.m. Friday from someone who found the bodies in a home in Ryerson Township, Ont., about 40 kilometres north of Huntsville.Officers who arrived on the scene found two men and two women dead inside and that all four bodies showed obvious signs of trauma.Police have determined that three of the victims – two females and a male – were members of the same family and lived in the house where the crime took place. The fourth deceased person, a male, was not related to the victims.The cause of death has not been released pending the results of a post mortem.Police said firearms had been recovered from the scene.An official in Ryerson Township said she was shocked to learn about the grisly discovery.“This is just horrible,” said Deputy Reeve Barbara Marlow. “I feel so sorry for the people.”“You just don’t hear of this sort of thing going on that often,” she said.last_img

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