Children dead, 2 more dead in murder-suicide in High Point

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The home where five people, including three minors, were found dead in a suicide in High Point, North Carolina, on January 7, 2023.

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Police found two adults and three juveniles dead inside a High Point home Saturday morning after responding to reports of people screaming for help.

Police are investigating the death as a murder/suicide, according to the High Point Police Department news release.

The ages of the children and teenagers have not been released.

Just after 7 a.m., officers went to the 2700 block of Mossy Meadow Drive after a 911 call about two people running down a nearby street yelling for help, police and news reports said.

High Point Police Capt. Matt Truitt said the two adults were “running down the street … screaming that they needed help.” WFMY on Saturday.

Officers approached a man and woman who said they needed help. Police then stormed the home at 2734 Mossy Meadow Drive, where they found five dead.

Police say there is no threat to the public.

Police have not released the names of those found dead and said they are continuing to investigate the murders.

Police urged anyone with information about violent crimes and other illegal activity to call Crime Stoppers of High Point anonymously at 336-889-4000.

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Joe Marusak has been a reporter for The Charlotte Observer since 1989, covering the region’s people, municipalities and major events, and was the paper’s news bureau editor. He is currently reporting on the latest news.



Children dead, 2 more dead in murder-suicide in High Point

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