Sunday, May 11, 2014
"PORTLAND — A woman came home Thursday evening to find her 34-year-old husband and her 4-year-old daughter dead after an apparent murder/suicide.
"Police said Friday morning Jesse Willard killed his daughter, Maribella, and then killed himself.
"Officers were dispatched to the home on 4715 North Houghton Street just before 7 p.m. Homicide detectives were called in shortly after that to help with the investigation.
"According to Sgt. Pete Simpson of Portland police, Maribella's mother came home from work and found both her husband and daughter dead.
"Simpson said both Jesse and Maribella died of a single gunshot wound to the head. He said Jesse had struggled with mental health issues."