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5 children, father found dead in US: Police

Five children, aged between 7 and 16 years old have been found dead in a house and they may have been killed by their father, State investigators said. The County Sheriff's investigators said the children apparently were victims of a homicide.

world Updated: Apr 05, 2009 11:06 IST

State investigators say five children between 7 and 16 years old have been found dead in a house and they may have been killed by their father.

Pierce County Sheriff's investigators told The News Tribune the children apparently were victims of a homice.
Spokesman Ed Troyer says the 35-year-old father was discovered dead on Saturday afternoon in a neighboring county.

Deputies were called to check on the welfare of the children at a mobile home park after the father's body was discovered. Troyer identified the dead children as four girls and a 7-year-old boy.