by John W. Yelland and Hannah Knowles, KUTV
Suspected homicide suicide in Mapleton claims 4. (Photo: KUTV)
(KUTV) Four people have been discovered lifeless from an obvious murder-suicide in Mapleton, Thursday night.
A involved neighbor reported to police that the household autos had not moved, and that the lights in the home had been off for a number of days.
The neighbor stated that he had not seen his neighbors for days and was involved about their welfare. A neighborhood employer additionally reported that an individual who resides at this residence had failed to point out as much as work for consecutive days.
Officers arrived on the residence to carry out a welfare verify. Officers obtained no reply on the door, and as they seemed across the residence they noticed issues that induced them concern.
After exhausting all efforts to contact native household or buddies, officers eliminated a window and entered the house.
Once inside officers discovered 4 people that have been lifeless from what seems to be gunshot wounds: one grownup male, one grownup feminine, one teenage feminine, and one younger male across the age of four. Also discovered deceased with a gunshot wound was a big canine.
UPDATE: Police determine victims in what seems to be a murder-suicide
Timothy Griffith?, 45-years-old, Jessica Griffith,?? 42-years-old, Samantha Badel?, 16-years-old, and Alexendre Griffith , 5-years-old.
The household moved to Mapleton a few months in the past from Switzerland round July when Timothy gained employment within the space, in response to police.
Police have disclosed that Samantha is the organic daughter of Jessica, and the step daughter of Timothy. Samantha was a sophomore at Maple Mountain High School.
According to police, preliminary proof suggests a murder-suicide, nevertheless, that ruling won’t be made till the health worker’s workplace has accomplished their examination.