5 Children Found Slain in Home

Tacoma police think father killed them, then himself
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 4, 2009 9:30 PM CDT
5 Children Found Slain in Home
Five children were found slain in their Tacoma-area home.   (Shutter Stock)

Five children ages 7 to 16 were found dead today in their home near Tacoma, Wash., the Seattle Times reports. Investigators say they might have been killed by their father, whose body was found at a different location after an apparent suicide. The youngest child was a boy and the rest girls. No word yet on a possible motive.
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