Father and Two Young Children Found Dead in Burned-Out Motor Home
A FATHER AND HIS TWO CHILDREN FROM WOODBURY, MINNESOTA, were found in a burned-out motor home near the entrance to the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona on Monday.
The RV had pulled over on the shoulder of the roadway leading to the park entrance and passersby noticed smoke coming from the cab of the camper. By the time the fire department arrived the vehicle was fully involved and after it was knocked down and firefighters could get inside, they found the bodies of a man and two young children.
They were later tentatively identified as Anthony DeHaven and his two children Jersey, a kindergartner, and Jace, a 6th-grade student. An autopsy was performed Wednesday, but the results have not been made public. Positive identification of the victims has not yet been determined, either.
The Associated Press and other news agencies are reporting that there is evidence that it may have been a murder-suicide incident. Back in Minnesota the Woodbury police say that they have a document that lends credence to that supposition.
KMSP-TV Ch. 9 Minneapolis has this video report from Woodbury:
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