Six members of a Wisconsin household discovered useless after an condominium fireplace final week every suffered a single gunshot wound, authorities mentioned Monday.
Connor McKisick, the daddy and stepfather to 4 youngsters who died Friday, appeared to have died by suicide, Hartland Police Chief Torin Misko advised reporters.
Misko mentioned investigators additionally discovered proof of an ignitable liquid within the household’s suburban Milwaukee condominium.
Extra particulars weren’t instantly accessible.
“It is a tragic incident for the household of the deceased, our first responders and the Hartland neighborhood,” he mentioned.
Misko described the household as “blended” and mentioned it was a “step-family-type state of affairs.”
The opposite victims have been Jessica McKisick; two ladies, 12 and 14; and 3-year-old twin boys, the police division mentioned.
The twins have been the sons of Connor and Jessica McKisick, Misko mentioned.
It was not instantly clear whether or not the household died within the fireplace or from the gunshots. Misko didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
The blaze was reported at 5:11 a.m. on the four-family condominium constructing. First responders rescuing residents from the constructing have been met with “a considerable amount of fireplace,” Misko mentioned final week.