MODESTO (CBS13) – Investigators are saying the case of three people found dead in a Modesto home is a murder-suicide.
Modesto police have released more information on the incident that shook a usually quiet Modesto neighborhood on Sunday. Officers say the bodies of Lisandra Corrales, 28, Pierre Hurtado, 6, and Nathan Hurtado, 4, were found in the home on Rancho Encantado Court.READ MORE: Study: There Was No 'Mass Exodus' From California In 2020
After a preliminary investigation, officers believe Corrales killed her two children before she turned a gun on herself.READ MORE: Federal Agencies Raid Roseville Home Of Former Sacramento Sheriff's Employee
A man, only identified as a family member, called 911 around 1:15 a.m. after finding the three. Investigators believe the incident happened only a short time before the 911 call.
Police have still not identified a motive.MORE NEWS: Sheriff: Stockton Arson Suspect Allegedly Swung Improvised Weapon At Deputy During Chase
Anyone with more information relevant to the case is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.