Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Father kills 4-year-old son in murder-suicide (Thornton, Colorado)

Without coming right out and saying it, I think it's pretty clear the authorities think this was a murder-suicide. Dad is identified as KEVIN BRISTOL.
Father, son die after shootings in Denver suburb

May 09, 2012 12:40 PM


THORNTON — Police say a man and his young son have died after they were shot inside their home in the north Denver suburb of Thornton.

Authorities say the shootings occurred shortly after midnight Tuesday. The child died that day and the father died Wednesday.

Police tell KUSA-TV they aren't searching for any suspects and they don't believe the public is in danger.

Both victims were taken to Denver Health Medical Center. The hospital identified the father as 30-year-old Kevin Bristol.

The hospital released a statement from family members saying Bristol loved his family deeply and that they were devastated by the shootings.

Autopsies are planned.