SOLON TWP, Mich. (FOX 2) - The tragic story of the deaths of a young mother and her three daughters in west Michigan has been ruled a murder-suicide by the Kent County medical examiner.
According to FOX 17, Kent County Sheriff says that evidence shows that Aubrianne Moore, 28, shot and killed her three daughters, Kyrie Rodery, 8, Cassidy Rodery, 6, and Alaina Rau, 2, with a hunting rifle in Solon Township on Monday.
Authorities say Moore then put the children's bodies into her car and drove them to a home a block away where she took her own life outside of the vehicle. Moore and her children were found by someone Monday afternoon and authorities were called.
"It's definitely a bad scene anytime we have people who are taken from us. It's very sad for our community," said Kent County Sheriff Michelle Lajoye-Young on Monday.
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FOX 2 reported this story from Southfield, Mich.