Early Morning Horror in Brooklyn! Grandmother Arrives to Babysit and Finds Her Family Murdered! [VID
A Brooklyn, New York grandmother returned home to a gruesome scene around 5am this morning. Four of her family members had been murdered including her husband and her one-year-old granddaughter.
"The child's grandmother made the horrifying discovery around 5 a.m. at her three-bedroom apartment in the Riverdale Osborne Towers on Thatford Avenue, near Riverdale Avenue, Deputy Chief Michael Kemper said.The victims include a 1-year-old girl found dead in the same bedroom as her 27-year-old father, a 16-year-old found dead in another bedroom and a 57-year-old found dead in a bathroom, according to Kemper.
All four are related, either by blood or marriage, according to Kemper. Sources said they were shot in the head.The 57-year-old victim was married to the child's grandmother, who lived at the apartment, according to Kemper.
Sources said the woman arrived at the apartment Wednesday morning to babysit her granddaughter.A firearm and shell casings were recovered at the scene, Kemper said.
"Police sources said there are no signs of forced entry into the apartment. Investigators have not determined if the shooting was a murder-suicide, or said who they believe the gunman is.
NYPD Assistant Chief Jeffrey Maddrey offered his condolences to the victims' family, and the Riverdale Towers and Brownsville communities during a news conference on the investigation.
"Before I even start, I want to give my sympathy, and my heart goes out to this family," Maddrey said. "The nature of this business, we deal with death and tragic scenes, but when it involves an infant, it's extremely tough."
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The particulars of this case are still developing. There are no other details at this time. Let's all keep this family in our prayers.