Monday October 5th, 2015 12:06AM
9:45PM ( 2 hours ago ) News Alert

Man, 2 children dead in murder-suicide in west Ga.

By The Associated Press
TEMPLE, Ga. (AP) -- Two children and a man are dead after what appears to be a murder-suicide in west Georgia.<br /> <br /> The Times-Georgian ( ) quotes Carroll County Sheriff Terry Langley as saying a man shot his two children and then killed himself.<br /> <br /> The bodies were found inside a home. Langley says it's still "pretty sketchy" what happened, however.<br /> <br /> Officers discovered the bodies Thursday after hearing concerns about the man being absent from work. Investigators believe the shooting happened either Tuesday night or Wednesday.<br /> <br /> Langley says the mother of the children had been out of the house for at least a couple weeks.<br /> <br /> Authorities haven't released the victims' names or ages.
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