The family was discovered Monday morning after a relative went to the condo in Abington, Massachusetts, to help get the three children to school Monday morning, Plymouth County District Attorney Tim Cruz said.
The relative called 911 around 7:30 a.m.
Family members were identified as: 40-year-old Deirdre Zaccardi, 43-year-old Joseph Zaccardi, 11-year-old Alexis Zaccardi and 9-year-old twins Nathaniel and Kathryn Zaccardi, according to the district attorney’s office.
A woman from the Massachusetts Chief Medical Examiners Office, center, uses a gurney to place human remains into a vehicle at a home where two adults and three children were found dead with gunshot wounds, Oct.
All deaths were from gunshot wounds, prosecutors said.
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“This is an incredibly terrible event,” Cruz said earlier this week.
“It’s a crime. .
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on Oct. 7, 2019.
“A ready smile, optimism in the face of the most daunting of projects, a raft of recipes for her beloved holiday Cookie Swap, a happy story about one or all of her three children — these memories and more will remain.”
“She brought kindness, friendship, caring and a can-do spirit to our community,” the company said.
“May we all honor her memory by embracing those values every day.”
“Their presence touched so many lives and there are no words to express the sadness we feel,” Superintendent Peter Schafer said in a statement. “Counselors are and will be available throughout the district to help our students during and after school.