Two kids and two adults have been discovered lifeless Thursday inside a New York house in a suspected case of murder-suicide.
Officers in Pleasantville, simply north of New York Metropolis, say police have been requested to conduct a welfare examine on the house after the kids failed to indicate up for college.
“Officers responded and entered the house, the place they found the our bodies of two adults and two kids,” the Village of Pleasantville wrote on its Fb web page. “The causes of dying haven’t but been decided.”
Sources informed News 12 Westchester that the daddy stabbed his spouse and two kids to dying earlier than taking his personal life.
Residents locally additionally informed the station that the lady was enrolled in pre-kindergarten whereas the boy was a second-grader at a neighborhood elementary faculty.
“I definitely stand right here in the present day representing a group reeling below the burden of a tragedy,” Mayor Peter Scherer later mentioned at a press convention.
Mary Fox-Alter, superintendent of the Pleasantville Union Free College District, added that “our hearts are damaged.”
Counseling companies have been being supplied to its college students and households Friday.