A CHILLING 911 call has led police officers to the horrifying discovery of three bodies in one home.
Three people were found dead in Riverview, Florida after Thomas Schultz, 64, chiamato 911 di “an impossible situation with no way out.”
Schultz called the police at 6.14am on Wednesday and informed them he was planning to commit suicide at his home, secondo il Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
During the call, Schultz told the dispatcher of his whereabouts but didn’t explain himself any further.
Sheriff Chad Chronister explained during a Wednesday press conference that Schultz told the dispatcher: “Please send someone to secure the residence.”
Chronister added that as the operator tried to engage in conversation with Schultz, Egli ha detto: “I have to go. I’m fixing to shoot myself.”
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“He remained steadfast … very direct and blunt with what he wanted to say,” Chronister added.
Poco dopo, authorities found Schultz dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound with a revolver alongside him.
Deputies also found two deceased women inside the home.
Inside the home was Schultz’s wife, who was in her 80s, and his step-daughter, who was in her 50s.
Chronister said it appears Schultz’s wife was “killed while she was sleeping.”
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Both women were found in different beds and appeared to have suffered from gunshot wounds to the upper body.
After speaking with relatives, police learned both women had terminal illnesses.
Cops found Schultz’s step-daughter connected to a feeding tube and in a hospital-style bed.
An investigation by The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office remains underway and a motive has not yet been determined.
Inoltre, authorities have revealed there was no criminal history among the residents of the home.
Police are probing the incident as a suspected double murder-suicide.
Sheriff Chronister noted in his press conference that there was “nothing out of the ordinary that would be a red flag to us.”
In una dichiarazione, Chronister said: “There is no such thing as an ‘impossible situation.’ There is always hope, and there is always help.”
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Lui continuò: “This tragedy has occurred during the month of May, Mental Health Awareness Month. I am urging anyone in crisis to please seek help.
“There are a number of resources available in our community, including the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay. Simply call 211.”