Officials investigating family shot in Defiance home
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 03:14:30 GMT —
Officials have confirmed that a family of four were found shot to death Thursday night in a Defiance home.
A preliminary investigation revealed that a family member went to 25237 Bowman around 7:30 p.m. to check on the family, according to Defiance County Sheriff's Office.
Robert Garza, Sr., his wife, Christine Garza, daughter, Zoila Garza and granddaughter Rebecca Garza were last seen Tuesday at 3 p.m.
Investigators believe that Mr. Garza killed all three female victims before turning the gun on himself.
Deputies remained at the scene late Thursday night as they interviewed neighbors, family and friends.
Authorities plan to be at the crime scene until Friday morning, according to a news release from the Defiance County Sheriff's Office.