California mom drowns two children, hangs self, police say
A mom who can have suffered from despair drowned her two small children in a tub and killed herself in central California, police mentioned Wednesday.
The husband of Vera Lucia Diaz Nunez, 32, got rid of their kids — Four-year-old boy Octavio Farfan Diaz and 21-month-old Miranda Faran Diaz — from the tub upon coming house from paintings Monday night time, Reedley police advised Fox 26 of Fresno.
Nunez hanged herself in an adjoining bed room, the place she was once reduce down and laid at the flooring by way of her husband ahead of police arrived, the file mentioned.
Officials had answered to a scientific assist name on the rental advanced, Lt. Marc Ediger mentioned, in line with the Fresno Bee.
Officials came upon the lady and two kids had been “unresponsive” and pronounced them lifeless, the file mentioned.
The case was once reportedly dominated a murder-suicide.
“There is no indication firearms had been used. There is no stab wounds, we will say that,” Reedley Police Leader Joe Garza mentioned, in line with Fox 26. “Early inspection of the our bodies didn’t display any visual trauma.”
Investigators additionally came upon that Vera had not too long ago been affected by despair.
Garza mentioned the circle of relatives was once new to Reedley, about 205 miles north of Los Angeles. He mentioned the mum and youngsters would possibly had been residing within the the town for approximately a month, however it wasn’t right away transparent how lengthy the husband have been residing there.
Ediger mentioned there are not any exceptional suspects within the case, whilst Garza mentioned the husband was once now not thought to be a suspect.
“Very distraught,” Garza mentioned of the husband’s way of thinking. “I feel he’s nonetheless in surprise.”