Investigators suspect triple homicide, suicide in Edinburg

Edinburg Chief of Police Cesar Torres speaks with officers at the scene of a triple homicide Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Delcia Lopez | dlopez@themonitor.com)

The Edinburg Police Department believes the violent incident Tuesday that left four people dead is a triple homicide with the suspect committing suicide.

“This is still sensitive and complex and will be investigated to the fullest as we do with every investigation,” police said in a news release. “Investigators are exhausting every lead and examining every piece of evidence to get answers as to why this tragic incident occurred.”

Police responded to an apartment complex at 301 W. Kuhn Street after receiving a 9-1-1  call at 6:49 Tuesday morning.

“During this investigation, we located four adults deceased from possible gunshots,” Chief Cesar Torres said during a Tuesday afternoon news conference. “Also found at the residence was a male toddler who was unharmed.”

Torres said the child is being monitored and is safe.

Authorities have not identified the victims or suspect.