Three people found dead at Coniston residence

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Three people found dead in a residence in Coniston

Investigators from the Greater Sudbury Police Service were still on scene shortly after 9 a.m. Monday.

Three people were found dead early Sunday evening at a residence on Caruso Street in the Coniston neighborhood, located about ten kilometers east of Sudbury.

The municipal police department was sent there around 6:20 p.m. because of an incident.

Once at the scene, officers entered the home and found the three individuals there.

Investigators from the Service's Criminal Investigations Section Greater Sudbury Police (SPGS) were continuing their search early Monday morning in partnership with the coroner's office.

In a statement sent Monday afternoon, police confirmed the ;identity of the three people.

They are Brian Desormeaux, 46, Janet Desormeaux, 43, and Ashton Desormeaux, 17.

The thesis of a double murder followed by x27;a suicide is reported by the police, who continue their investigation.

“This is a tragic situation that has deeply affected families, friends and the community. We extend our deepest condolences to all those affected by this incident and ask that you respect the privacy of those close to the family during this very trying time.

— Greater Sudbury Police Service News Release

The coroner will conduct post-mortem examinations, scheduled for Tuesday, which will determine the cause of death.

Many residents of the neighborhood observed the investigators at work, who erected a perimeter using yellow tape around the residence.

Cars, including a van, were still parked in the driveway and patio lights in the backyard were still on.

SPGS says this is an isolated incident and there is no public safety concern.

Individuals with details relevant to the investigation may contact the police at 705-675-9171 or Crime Stoppers at 705-222-8477.

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