Arizona father and son,10, found dead in apparent murder-suicide
Arizona police went home around midnight after an 911 operator said the father did not respond to text messages or phone calls
An Arizona man and his young son were recently found dead in their home and police say it appears to be a murder / suicide.
On December 19, Tucson police were called for a wellness check when they found a 40-year-old man, Phillip Foye, and his 10-year-old son Sebastian dead. Officers believe the father shot his son before pointing the gun at himself.
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"It's pretty traumatic, especially around Christmas time," says Sgt. Richard Gradillas of the Tucson Police Department. "You have someone who hasn't even started their life. It's tragic. The kid was involved in youth sports and heavily involved in the community. It's just bad."
Officials went home around midnight after an 911 operator said the father had not responded to text messages or phone calls. The police knocked and received no answer.
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"We treated it as a barricade situation," said Gradillas. "We were able to win our SWAT team."
Philip Foye and his son Sebastian died in an apparent murder / suicide in Arizona.
When the police entered the house, they found the victims with fatal gunshot wounds in different parts of the house. An adult woman who also lived in the residence was not present at the time.
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"It looked like it happened recently when we got the call," said Gradillas.
The tragedy follows a Texas man who kills his wife and two children, as reported recently by TheGrio.
Bryan Richardson, 27, was found lying in bed with his wife and the bodies of two children when Copperas Cove police discovered them. According to KWTX News, Richardson is currently held for a bond worth $ 2.25 million.
The children's bodies were wrapped in blankets and bedspreads next to their mother, identified as Kiera Michelle Ware.
They discovered Richardson, covered in blood, lying next to his slain family. According to the officers, he had three self-inflicted cuts on his left arm. When asked, while he was being booked, if he was worried about losing his wife, job, and children, Richardson replied, "I've already lost them all."
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