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martedì 21 febbraio 2017
Man shot his 3 children then himself in murder-suicide
Multiple families are grieving after a 37-year-old man and three children were found dead in their home Sunday evening in an apparent murder-suicide.
According to Preston Police Chief Ken Geddes, police were called to the home located at 67 W. 200 South in Preston at about 5 p.m. on Sunday after a friend stopped by.
After the investigation that followed, police say it appears Tate Lee Spillett used a semi-automatic rifle to shoot and kill the children in their beds at about 4:30 a.m. that morning before taking his own life.
Police have identified the children as 15-year-oldCorbin Hillaker, 7-year-oldTate McCoy Spillett, and 6-year-oldJessica Spillett.
Another child was not living at home at the time of the shooting, and the children’s mother, Summer Spillett, was out of state on business at the time of the shooting, a family friend said Monday.
Police delayed the release of information until her return.
While there are no indications of why the shootings took place, police say they have visited the home multiple times for issues regarding the children, and the Spilletts were in the process of a divorce.