An Ohio man is believed to have killed his wife, their two young sons and dog in their home before fatally shooting himself, authorities said.
Jeffrey Hull, 50, was found dead along with the bodies of his wife, Heidi, 46, and their sons, Garrett, 9, and Grant, 6, around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday when officers went to the family’s Avon Lake home to conduct a welfare check, police said.
Officers were dispatched to the home after Heidi’s employer reported that she did not take part in a scheduled conference call.
No one answered the front door when officers arrived, but the bodies could be seen through the back windows, police said.
A preliminary investigation indicated that Hull likely killed his wife, two children and dog before turning the gun on himself.
No motive has been released for the disturbing slayings. Police said there was no history