Murder suicide leaves three dead in Eastern Bohemia

A former soldier is suspected of murdering his four-year-old son and his wife before shooting himself. The incident occurred on Monday afternoon in Javornice na Rychnovsku in north-east Bohemia, news site Novinky.cz said. Investigators suspect family issues were the reason behind the killings.

The 31-year-old suspect was a hunter and possessed several weapons at his home, including a shotgun.

Locals told the news site that the suspect was a professional soldier who had just returned from a foreign mission.

Author: Tom McEnchroe