DOYLESTOWN, Ohio-- The Doylestown Police Department released additional information in a double murder-suicide during a news conference on Tuesday.
A family member called police to a home on Howard Street Monday afternoon for a welfare check. Officers discovered Randall Weekley Jr., 39, dead in a shed from an apparent hanging, police said.
While searching for his parents, investigators found a note, indicating they were also deceased. The bodies of Brenda, 65, and Randall Weekley Sr., 67, were located in the trunk of vehicle on the property, according to police. Their cause of death was not released.
"We grew up here so many of the people that we come in contact with, we know them, we know their names. And this situation is no different. The family that's going through this terrible situation, I grew up with many of them, I've known them for many years and they're really good people," said Doylestown Police Chief Casey Tester.
Police said they responded to the home for mental health issues involving Weekley Jr. in the past.