Four Children, Husband, Murdered
Four children, husband were found deadThursday morning. The police discovered four dead children, along with their dead father. Another child had been stabbed and was taken to an area hospital. The child was reported in serious condition. A woman called 911, just before 5 am today, in Loganville, Georgia. The mom of the children, wife of the man, has been detained. The police have not released the names of the dead. They did report that the four children were under the age of 10 and the adult male was in his mid-30’s. Police called the scene a “horrendous crime.” They still had not determined the motive for the murders.
Four Children, Husband Found Stabbed to Death
A neighbor of the family told a local TV station that the detained woman had been in the home for as long as 24 hours before the police were called to the scene.The Gwinnett County police say that charges are pending against the woman. The neighbor said that the family moved to Georgia from Illinois about one month ago.
Jim Hollandsworth, who operates an afterschool program nearby, said the children had recently enrolled in the program. He said the family was new in the area, but had extended family.”Everyone is in complete shock,” he said. “The last few weeks our staff has gotten to know these kids very well.” He described the children as “great, happy, participating in our programs…they just jumped right in.”
It was reported that the woman, detained for the murders, was depressed. Her dad had died three weeks earlier.