PRESTON, Idaho - Authorities are investigating a murder-suicide after a man and three children were found shot to death inside a Preston, Idaho, home.
Preston Police Chief Ken Geddes said the children were; 6-year-old Jessica Spillett, 7-year-old Tate McCoy Spillett and 15-year-old Corbin Hilaker.
He said two of the children were 37-year-old Tate Lee Spillett's biological children and the other was a stepchild.
Geddes said children were shot in their beds before the man turned the gun on himself just after 4:30 a.m.
According to police, the mother was in Illinois at the time of the shooting.
Officers said the shooting happened in the house near 67 W. 200 S. Sunday.
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