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Minnesota Officials: Mother killed herself, her 2 children were killed

Authorities have identified the three people found dead in northwestern Minnesota as a mother and her two young children.

Posted: Mar 20, 2019 1:57 PM

OGEMA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have identified the three people found dead in northwestern Minnesota as a mother and her two young children.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on Wednesday said 28-year-old Emma LaRoque fatally shot herself at their home in rural Ogema in Becker County. The BCA says her children were homicide victims. They are identified as 4-year-old Frederick York and 9-year-old Shane Woods.

Their bodies were found Monday at their home off Highway 34.

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