A Phoenix man is suspected within the deaths of his spouse and their three younger youngsters earlier than fatally taking pictures himself, police mentioned Thursday.
Police and fireplace officers found the our bodies within the dwelling Wednesday, after they responded to a name of an unresponsive particular person and the robust odor of gasoline shortly after 8 a.m., officers mentioned.
Discovered useless within the dwelling have been Marla Jordan Hudgens, 40; and youngsters Christopher, 3; and Gwen and Faye, each 6 months outdated, police mentioned in a press release Thursday.
That they had what police described as “apparent indicators of trauma.”
The suspect, Jasen Michael Hudgens, 44, was additionally discovered useless within the dwelling. Police described him because the husband and father. Investigators consider he shot himself.
“Particulars about what led as much as the incident are nonetheless underneath investigation,” police mentioned.
There have been open propane tanks and a gasoline line unattached to any equipment inside the house, police mentioned. The utility firm mentioned there have been no leaks in any of its gear.