Five dead bodies found in different rooms of a Florida home
Officers from the Miami-Dade Police Department in Florida (USA) found five dead bodies in different rooms of a home in Florida. five people dead Friday inside a Miami Lakes townhouse, a case that is currently being investigated as a “apparent homicide-suicide.”reported the authorities.
“A total of five people were found dead, of them. four by firearms and another person who seems to have taken his own life,” said Police Department spokesman Álvaro Zabaleta at a press conference on Friday. The deceased are three women and two menall adults. “We don’t know if they are related,” Zabaleta detailed.
According to the police spokesman, at around 9:00 local time today, the emergency services received a call from “a relative” of the deceased in which he requested information about them.
Several police officers showed up at the Miami Lakes home along with the person who called in the tip and “found an open window.” through which they gained access to the house. When they searched the house, they found the bodies in different rooms, said Zabaleta.
“There were people who maybe rented rooms in the housebut we cannot confirm this because the investigation is ongoing. It is a great tragedy where five people have lost their lives in what appears to be a homicide-suicide,” the spokesman said.
Local media have been showing aerial images of the home, currently cordoned off by police, on a residential street in Miami Lake.