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Police: Mesquite Woman Kills Husband, 2 Children, Herself
A Dallas-area woman killed her husband and two adult children then shot herself, police said Thursday.
The shooting happened Wednesday in Mesquite home.
The Dallas County Medical Examiner says 43-year-old Angelica Vazquez shot her husband, Marcelo, 44, her 21-year-old daughter, Paulina and 18-year-old son, Alejandro. She then turned the gun on herself.
The husband was a long haul trucker. The daughter and son were in college.
Authorities say their bodies may have been in the home for four days.
Someone called 9-1-1 Saturday and reported hearing gunshots. Officers knocked on the door and checked the home from the outside and determined everything appeared okay.
Wednesday morning, the same officers returned to the home and noticed mail in the mailbox and uncollected newspapers. They forced their way in and discovered the bodies.