Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Dad kills 11-year-old daughter in murder-suicide (Hardin County, Kentucky)

Dad is identified as JOHN JONAS. No indication here as to whether this was a custody/visitation situation.


Posted: May 12, 2015 4:54 AM EDT
Updated: May 12, 2015 4:54 AM EDT

Man, 11-Year-Old Daughter Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide In Hardin County

A man and his daughter were found dead in Hardin County in what police called an apparent murder-suicide Monday night.

Kentucky State Police say officers and firefighters responded to a report of multiple gunshot victims and found the bodies of John Jonas, 49, and his 11-year-old daughter lying in a side yard at a home along Willow Crossing Court in Vine Grove. Police say the investigation remains ongoing, but preliminary findings indicate it was a murder-suicide.

Officials say autopsies are scheduled for Tuesday morning.