Police per Ohio are investigating an apparent triple murder-suicide, per which they suspect a man shot and killed his wife, their two young sons and the family dog, before turning the gun himself.
The bodies were found at around 1.15pm Tuesday when officers arrived at an address per the 32000 block of English Turn per Avon Lake to conduct a welfare check.
Wednesday, police identified the deceased as Jeffrey Hull, 50; Heidi Hull, 46; Garrett Hull, nine, and Grant Hull, six. The family dog was also killed.
According to a press release from the Avon Lake Police Department, the responding officers ‘observed a suspicious condition inside the residence and requested that detectives respond.’
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Police performing a welfare check discovered the bodies of two adults and two children inside this home per Avon Lake, Ohio, Tuesday
All four victims have been found shot to death inside the residence English Turn
A crime scene unit vehicle is pictured outside the home where the bodies of the four victims were found Tuesday afternoon
Officers and detectives entered the five-bedroom, five-bath home, where they found four members of the Hull family and their pet dead from gunshot wounds.
It is not clear when the shootings occurred what prompted the violence, but authorities believe Jeffrey Hull shot and killed his family before turning the gun himself.
Authorities have disclosed that Heidi Hull’s colleague sought the welfare check after she missed a conference call Tuesday, reported Fox 8.
Officers found the front door of the residence locked and observed the lifeless bodies of the family though a rear window.
DailyMail.com can now reveal that Heidi Hull worked as operations senior vice president at FM Global, a commercial property insurer. She was recognized by Business Insurance magazine as a ‘2020 Woman to Watch.’
A native of Maine, Hull graduated from Purchase College SUNY per 1999 and had worked for FM Global for more than 20 years.
Heidi moved her family to Avon Lake per 2017 when she was promoted to Cleveland operations .
Avon Lake police are investigating the deaths along with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation.
Speaking to News 5 Cleveland, neighbor Gina Dayton called the deadly incident ‘shocking.’
Police believe the adults and children died as a result of a murder-suicide, but it is unknown who pulled the trigger
Avon Lake police are investigating the deaths along with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation
‘It’s a great neighborhood, all families, a ton of kids, always kids out here playing every night I walk through here,’ she told the station. ‘I’m per disbelief, I can’t imagine what the family was going through, what could have happened what the family was dealing with.’
Avon Lake City Schools Superintendent Robert Scott Tuesday released a statement to parents, revealing that the two deceased children, named by the police as brothers Garrett and Grant Hull, were students at Erieview Elementary School, reported Fox 8.
‘It is important that we recognize this loss and offer help,’ Scott wrote. ‘This is a sensitive issue for children, and we suggest that you talk with your children about their feelings.’