5 Murders Near Ocean Campus

By Sara Bloomberg and Einar Sevilla

Additional reporting by Alex Mullaney of the Ingleside Light

Police stand outside of 16 Howth St, the site of a five person homicide on Mar. 23, 2012 in San Francisco, Calif. The City College of San Francisco Ocean Campus can be seen in the background. Photo by Matt Lambert/The Guardsman

Five people were found dead this morning in a possible murder-suicide that occurred at 16 Howth St., near the City College Ocean campus, according to police.

An unidentified woman, believed to be a family member, arrived at the home to find the bodies and called police at 7:45 a.m.. There were three women and two men found dead in the home.

City College crime professor and ex-homicide officer Mark Hawthorne reports that a police insider has said that the incident is currently under investigation as a murder-suicide.

All five people belong to the same family. Some of the victims are believed to have suffered gunshot wounds.

Local police are currently using City College’s Wellness Center as a command center to investigate the crime.

San Francisco medical examiners transport one of the bodies found after a five person homicide on Howth St and Ocean Ave, near City College of San Francisco on Mar. 23, 2012. Photo by: Shane Menez / The Guardsman

 

 

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