Quantcast

Police: Domestic violence leaves 3 Sacramento kids dead - KSBY.com | San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Area News

Police: Domestic violence leaves 3 Sacramento kids dead

Posted: Updated:

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Police say they've arrested a man in connection with the deaths of three children found in a California apartment after a domestic violence incident.

KCRA-TV (http://bit.ly/2x19iSz ) reports California Highway Patrol officers arrested the suspect on Interstate 80 in Sacramento at around midnight Thursday. West Sacramento police Sgt. Roger Kinney identified the man as 33-year-old Robert Hodges, who was married to the children's mother.

The children died at a West Sacramento apartment after 9 p.m. PDT Wednesday. Police have not revealed how the children were killed. Police and first responders tried life-saving measures on the children but all three were pronounced dead at the scene.

Kinney said the mother witnessed the killings, and that she, too, was a victim of domestic violence. Police have not determined if Hodges was the children's father.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly

© KSBY.com 2017, KSBY.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?