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3 children, parents found dead inside Texas home

Authorities are calling the shooting deaths of five people at a home outside of Dallas a murder-suicide.
Authorities are calling the shooting deaths of five people at a home outside of Dallas a murder-suicide.

The bodies of Israel Alvarez, his wife, Guadalupe Ronquillo-Ovalle, and their thee children ages 10, 8, and 4, were discovered Sunday evening by Alvarez's father at the family's home in Rice.

Each victim sustained gunshot wounds to their upper torso and a .22 caliber semi-automatic long rifle was recovered at the scene.

Investigators declined to identify the suspected shooterbut say Alvarez was arrested on Sept. 11 on a family violence charge after sheriff's deputies responded to a 911 call from his home.

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