Police: Neighbor found 3 bodies outside of East Texas, home

DALLAS – Authorities say a neighbour found three bodies outside a home in East Texas, and told her son to call the police, that two people dead inside.

Polk County sheriff’s officials said a woman who was found to be safe and locked away in a bedroom closet was the first to alert authorities. Sheriff Jim Rickie Childers clarified Tuesday that the woman was found in the bedroom, but was not involved in the contact with the police.

Authorities said Monday that Carlos and Lynda Delaney were shot in their Blanchard home, along with their granddaughter, Ashley Delaney, her husband, Randy Horn, and a 15-month-old child was not identified.

Childers would not say whether any of the victims are believed to be suicide, but confirmed police are not looking for a suspect and there is no risk to the public.


This story has been corrected to the three bodies were found outside, and the two were discovered in.

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