(CULPEPER, Va.) — Police are investigating the shooting deaths of a family of five in Culpeper County, Virginia after relatives discovered the victims inside their home.
Family members found the bodies in the residence off Rixeyville Road around 10 p.m. Sunday. When deputies and Virginia State Police arrived, two adults, both age 35, and three children were dead from gunshot wounds.
The juveniles were ages 4, 6, and 13, according to the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office.
Police are treating the case as a murder-suicide.
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