Police: AZ father kills wife, toddler, baby, himself in weekend murder-suicide
Monday, Nov. 13, 2017
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (WRDW/WAGT) -- An Arizona family has been found in an apparent murder-suicide in their Scottsdale home, at the hands of the father according to police.
CBS affiliate KPHO-TV reports Scottsdale police identified the deceased married couple as Jason and Anne Fairbanks, both 39. Also found were their three-year-old daughter and nine-month-old son.
Investigators believe the cause was financial issues. A co-worker of Jason Fairbanks called police Friday after finding all four shot to death in a room. The co-worker had gone to the home to check on Jason Fairbanks after he didn't show up for work.
A family friend told KPHO-TV that the couple owned a health and wellness center. A family member told the Arizona Republic that Jason Fairbanks loved his family and wasn't a bad person.