ELYRIA, Ohio — Police in Elyria have identified the five people found dead Wednesday in an apparent family murder-suicide.
Officers were called to the 500 block of Willow Park Road just after 8:00 a.m. for a welfare check. When they arrived, they found five people dead inside the house. All five sustained what appeared to be gunshot wounds.
The five family members have been identified as:
- 44-year-old John Nelson
- 35-year-old Robin Nelson
- 12-year-old Gavin Nelson
- 10-year-old Brianna Nelson
- 6-year-old Liam Nelson
Police say it appears that the incident was a murder-suicide, with John Nelson as the suspect.
The Elyria Police Department and the Lorain County Coroner's Office are continuing the investigation.