Sunday, August 31, 2014

Elderly Couple, Adult Children Found Dead In Home

"ELMHURST, IL — Four family members were killed in a murder-suicide Saturday evening inside a residence in west suburban Elmhurst.

"Police identified the family members as 82-year-old Francis Stack, 82-year-old Joan Stack, 48-year-old Francis Stack Jr. and 57-year-old Mary Stack. All four had gunshot wounds to the head.

"According to the DuPage County Coroner, Frank Stack Sr. committed suicide after killing his wife and two kids.

"Elmhurst police responded to the request of a well-being check around 6:45 p.m. Saturday in the 600 block of Chatham Avenue. They entered a home and made the terrible discovery, finding four family members dead all with gunshot wounds.

"`When the officers arrived at the scene they entered the home and found several family members deceased,` said Elmhurst Police Chief Michael Ruth. `There is no danger to the residents or the community at this time.`

"The victims were taken to the DuPage county coroner office. The investigation is ongoing."

From CBS Chicago...

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