Boy, 8, among vic­tims in Wil­lits mur­der-sui­cide

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North­ern Cal­i­for­nia au­thor­i­ties say two adults and a child have died in a mur­der-sui­cide in a ru­ral res­i­dence.

The Men­do­cino County Sher­iff’s Of­fice says the bod­ies were found Thurs­day in the town of Wil­lits and ev­i­dence sug­gests a 49-year-old man killed a 32-year-old woman and an 8-year-old boy, and then killed him­self.

Au­thor­i­ties say the man and women were in a re­la­tion­ship and were the par­ents of the boy.

The names are be­ing with­held pend­ing no­ti­fi­ca­tion of next of kin.

The weapon used was a gun stolen from a neigh­bor’s res­i­dence.

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