Texas toddler found unharmed in home with 4 dead adults, police say

Police: Toddler found unharmed in home with 4 dead adults

EDINBURG, Texas — Police in Texas found a toddler boy unharmed in a home with four dead adults while investigating a possible homicide Tuesday in Edinburg, authorities said.

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Update 3:32 p.m. EST Dec. 11: Police said the case is one of murder-suicide. But they continue to investigate, KRGV reported.

Original report: According to KVEO and KRGV, Edinburg police responded to a Kuhn Street apartment Tuesday morning after receiving a 911 call about a dead woman inside the home. After they arrived, officers found the boy and the bodies of four adults, who appeared to have gunshot wounds, police Chief Cesar Torres said in a news conference.

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Posted by City of Edinburg-Government on Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Police have not released the names of the dead, who include a mother, daughter, the boyfriend of one of the women and a male “home provider,” Torres said.

“At this time, we are still investigating if this incident was a murder or a murder-suicide,” he added.

Torres also told reporters that the “toddler is currently being monitored and is in safe hands,” KVEO reported.

If you have information about the case, call the Police Department at 956-383-8477.

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