Sunday’s murder-suicide in the Orchards neighborhood left five family members deceased
Clark County Sheriff John Horch issued a statement on Sunday’s murder-suicide that left five dead in the Orchards neighborhood.
“The Clark County Sheriff’s Office responded to a tragic event in the Orchards area Sunday afternoon,’’ Horch stated. “Inside the residence, deputies discovered five individuals who were deceased. Four victims were killed by a fifth family member who, in turn, took their own life. Our condolences and prayers go out to the family and friends of those who were lost to this senseless tragedy.
“Domestic violence has resulted in the loss of numerous innocent lives. If you or someone you know is in possible danger, please don’t stay silent. There are law enforcement and domestic violence advocates available to assist. Please Call 911 immediately to report incidents of domestic violence. Listed below are a few resources to assist those in need.
“Domestic violence affects our entire community, and we must continue the battle against those who seek to commit acts of violence against the innocent.”
YWCA Clark County
3609 Main Street
Vancouver, WA 98663
General: (360) 696-0167
Hotline: (360) 695-0501
National Women’s Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation
Information provided by Clark County Sheriff’s Office.
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