< img alt =" A Pierce County Sheriff's Dept. deputy walks under crime scene tape, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in front of a home in Spanaway, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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border=” 0″ src=” /wp-content/uploads/2018/03/16311707_G.jpg” width=” 180 “/ > A Pierce County Sheriff’s Dept. deputy walks under criminal activity scene tape, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in front of a house in Spanaway, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Officials bring crime scene tape, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, as they leave a house in Spanaway, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). SPANAWAY, Wash. (AP)– A member of the United States Flying Force in Washington state fatally shot his 2 young children and his partner before killing himself, authorities stated Tuesday.
The Pierce County sheriff’s office said they found the bodies inside a house near Spanaway, about 45 miles south of Seattle, after the guy called 911 reporting that he eliminated his family. The victims were recognized as Samantha Field, 33, and the couple’s children, 4-year-old Ava and 2-year-old Ashen, according to the county medical inspector’s office. The supposed shooter was Clint Field, 29. He was initially from Florida and his partner was from New Hampshire, the News Tribune reported.
The constable’s workplace said the kids were shot while they were sleeping and their mother also was shot in bed. It stated Clint Field was stationed at nearby Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Sheriff’s spokesperson Ed Troyer told Seattle-area TELEVISION station KOMO that detectives have actually discovered Clint Field had actually been upset and had a previous event in which he pointed out suicide. Troyer likewise said member of the family pointed out that the couple may have had a divorce proceeding about to start.
” We have actually not been to this house prior to and there’s no history of domestic violence,” Troyer stated.
Daine Patton, who offered the home a year ago to the family, said in an interview that it was a “tragic” situation.
” It really breaks my heart for those kids … to be killed by their dad. That’s awful,” Patton said.
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