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.

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After a preliminary investigation, officers believe Corrales killed her two children before she turned a gun on herself.

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.

Anyone with more information relevant to the case is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.


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