A Texas man has allegedly shot dead his wife, their 15 month old baby and his wife’s parents before fatally shooting himself.
Identified as the perpetrator was 54 year old husband, Randy Joe Horn,- with family members on social media identifying the victims as wife, Ashley Delaney Horn, 27, 15 month old toddler, Ranley Horn, Lynda Elliott Delaney, 72 and Carlos (Gene) Eugene Delaney, 74.
According to KHOU-11 reports,a woman, identified as the mother of Ashley, was found locked in the back bedroom. She is the one who called the cops at around 10:30 a.m.
She told police that she awoke around 5:30 a.m. on that day to a disturbance described as popping noises. She called her son who alerted police approx. 10:30 a.m. She isn't considered as a suspect.
Lynda and Gene’s life appeared to be their ranch and their family. The Delaney Ranch Facebook page offers a glimpse.
Horn and Carlos' bodies were found inside the house, Polk County Chief Deputy Byron Lyons said during a press conference.
Ashley, Lynda, and Ranley's bodies were discovered outside of the residence. Multiple firearms were also found at the scene.