AP — Investigators in Illinois said Monday that a woman in the small farming community of Emington shot her three children and live-in boyfriend before killing herself. Meredith told reporters at a news conference.
Another neighbor said he could hear two separate rounds of gunshots from his home one street away. Authorities found all five dead when they arrived at the home in Emington, a person town about 85 miles southwest of Chicago.
Autopsy released Monday show that all five family members died of gunshot wounds. Sara McMeen died from a single gunshot wound to her neck.
Police: woman killed 3 kids, boyfriend in downstate emington
Her la hookup were stained by soot, and a semi-automatic handgun was found next to her hand, authorities said. Daniel Warren, who was found inside the house, died of gunshots to his back and neck.
The three children and McMeen were found outside. Skyler Lemke was found shot three times. Ian Lemke had one gunshot wound. Maggie Warren, the month-old, died of gunshot wounds to the head, authorities said.
Meredith, the sheriff, said authorities were looking for anyone who spoke to McMeen or Daniel Warren before the shootings. The gunfire started minutes after Skyler and Ian Lemke arrived home from school on the last day before Christmas break.
One neighbor said he could hear two rounds of gunshots from inside his home one street away. When she housewives looking nsa beallsville maryland the first shots, Annelise Fiedler ran out of her home to check on what the noise was. Then, Fiedler said, McMeen shot the baby.
Relatives of Brad Lemke, the father of Skyler and Ian, declined to comment. Memorial funds have been set up in the names of the three children at ladies seeking sex flandreau First National Bank in Dwight, Ill.
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Chicago School Closings. Ian left and Skyler Lemke were shot and killed at their Emington, Ill. Credit: Saunemin District Fiedler asked McMeen if everything was all right.