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Police say a man is in custody following the murder of a couple and their two small children in the home.
Philadelphia police announced on Thursday that the 29-year-old son of a couple found fatally shot in their home Wednesday, is known for the murder of his mother, stepfather, and two half-brothers.
Maurice, Louis, 29, has been charged with four counts of criminal homicide.
(Philadelphia Police Department)
Maurice and Louis, has been charged with four counts of criminal homicide for allegedly shooting and killing 51-year-old Jane Woodson, a 56-year-old Leslie Holmes, an 18-year-old, Sy-eed Woodson, and a 7-year-old Leslie Holmes, Jun. in their West Philadelphia home, police said.
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Officers responded to the home on Walton Avenue, around 12:40 a.m. Wednesday for a welfare check after the couple didn’t show up for work that morning, he said to the police was a sign in front of them.
She has worked in a nursing home in Northeast Philadelphia, according to Fox 29.
When no one answered the door, according to police officers, entered the residence through a second floor window using a ladder truck from the fire department.
Once you are inside the house, the officers of Louis, sitting naked in a chair, drinking from a bottle of vodka in a gun-case at his side, according to police.
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The agents searched the house and found Janet Woodson’s body through the door, Sy-eed Woodson’s body in a bedroom on the second floor, Leslie Woodson, in the kitchen, and Were not even getting in to the dining area, the police said, adding that the victims are all the sustainable targets related injuries, and all had a very serious head wounds.” All four were pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
FOX 29 reported that family members said, Louis has had a history of mental illness. The police said, Louis gave himself over to the police without any problems.
Jane and Leslie had been married for nearly two years, according to WPVI-TV.
Sy-eed), a high school and a honor student at Boys’ Latin of Philadelphia Charter School, had just started applying to universities, go to the train station.
In a statement, officials at the school said that this oath had been dreaming of pursuing a career in Ophthalmology or Optometry. He was also a member of the school’s bowling team.
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“With the deepest of sadness, we must share the news of the tragic death of His ied Woodson, a high school and a beloved member of the Boys’ Latin community,” the statement from the school said. “Last week, and His oath and was inducted into the National Honor Society. He was an accomplished and well-respected student, who have earned strong grades in honors level classes. He was a pleasure to teach, and was revered by his colleagues.”
The statement went on to say, “We are mourning the loss of His ied’s, and the loss of the ability to continue with its full potential.”