Frierson Louisiana. DeSoto Parish Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle on Friday released the names of three persons who died as a result of a murder suicide.
The victims were Scott Swanson 39, his two sons Alton Swanson 7, and Jacob Swanson 4.
Arbuckle said Swanson shot his two sons in the head around 1:30am Friday and then shot himself in the head after his two children died.
DeSoto Sheriff detective Sergeant Adam Ewing said three other adults in the house were not injured.
Arbuckle said his office received an emergency call from Roach Lane which belongs to Bobby and Sharon Roach who are the grandparents of the slain children. Cythnia Roach also was inside the house.
A motive for the murder suicide is not known at this time. Arbuckle said members of the Roach family could not speak to the authorities due to the trauma they are experincing at the time.
The DeSoto Parish coroner and the Louisiana child welfare offices are investigating this case.
News sources KPLCTV.com, Associated Press and Shreveporttimes.com