Two Adults, Two Children Found Dead in Blue Springs Home

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BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. -- Police are investigating after the bodies of two adults and two children were discovered in a northwest Blue Springs home on Friday afternoon.

Police responded to the area of 1200 N.W. Cheshire Place Friday afternoon after 1:00 p.m. where they found two adults and two children dead inside of a duplex. The victims are described as a 23-year-old man, a 22-year-old woman and two young girls, ages 2 and 4.

Police say that girls were found dead in the basement, while the two adults were found dead in the master bedroom. They were found by a family member who was concerned after not hearing from them.

"I was sitting at my house and heard bloody screaming, you know just somebody screaming loud," said neighbor Dillon Sparks. "I knew it was something terribly wrong."

Deaths Hit Blue Springs Neighborhood Hard

Authorities are not yet officially calling the incident a murder-suicide, but they do say that the aggressor is among the dead, and that they are not looking for any other suspects.

Police say that they did recover one weapon at the home, but aren't saying how the victims died. The identities of the victims have not been released.

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