PITMAN, N.J. (CBS) — A man, his wife and their young son are dead following what investigators in Gloucester County believe is double murder-suicide.
The disturbing discovery was made at about 10 a.m. Tuesday inside a home on Kenton Avenue in Pitman, New Jersey.READ MORE: Philadelphia Commerce Director Michael Rashid Resigns After He Reportedly Made Anti-Semitic Remarks, Verbally Abused His Staff
According to investigators, officers with the Pitman Police Department found three bodies inside after going to the home for a well-being check.
Authorities say the bodies of 49-year-old Francis Adolf, his 44-year-old wife, Bonnie, and their six-year-old son, Francis Adolf Jr., were found inside the home.READ MORE: Water Main Break Flooding Multiple Buildings In Society Hill Section, Officials Say
According to the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office, Francis Adolf left writings indicating he intended to harm himself and family members. Investigators say there was no reported domestic violence history between the Adolfs.
Autopsies to determine the exact cause of death for all three are pending.
The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and the Pitman Police Department are investigating the incident.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Union Miss Out On Eastern Conference Championship Amid COVID Crisis