Minnesota children pulled from lake as officials fear triple homicide
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Officials fear that a triple homicide involving children under the age of five has taken place in Vadnais Heighs, Minnesota, Friday.
Two children were pulled from Vadnais Lake in Minnesota – one on Friday and one on Saturday – and first responders were searching for one more child and a woman believed to be the children’s mother.
« A horrible set of facts appears to be developing, » Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher said Friday evening. « We do not know the certainty of all three children, but have recovered one child. There’s nothing more tragic than the loss of young children. »
The second child was found, according to KSTP.
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The children’s father was also found dead earlier Friday, authorities told Fox 9 Minneapolis.
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A small crowd gathered near the lake as an emergency boat searched the water Friday. A state patrol helicopter also assisted with the search.
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The search was expected to continue Saturday morning.