Police: 3 children, man, woman found shot to death in home

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PRICES CORNER, Del. (AP) Troopers found a man and a woman and three children shot to death inside a house in Delaware.

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State Police Sgt. Richard Bratz told news outlets that officers were called out Monday night to the home in Prices Corner.

Delaware State Police identified the parents in a news release as 42-year-old Matthew Edwards and his wife, 41 year-old Julie Edwards.

Police did not release the children's names, but said they included a 4-year-old girl and two boys, 6 and 3 years old,

All five were found upstairs inside the residence.

Their bodies were taken to Delaware's Division of Forensic Science for autopsies.

Their names are being withheld while relatives are notified.