By Sara Bloomberg and Einar Sevilla
Additional reporting by Alex Mullaney of the Ingleside Light
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.