3 children and 1 woman found dead in Danbury house: Police – NBC Connecticut

Three children and a woman were found dead in a house in Danbury on Wednesday, police said.

At about 6:30 p.m., police were called to a house on Whaley Street for a health check. The officers said the caller was dazed and crying on the phone.

Responding officers found three dead children inside. The authorities said the minors ranged in age from 5 to 12 and were believed to be relatives.

The police also found a dead woman in a shed outside the house. Withholding the names of children and women pending notification of relatives.

Police Chief Patrick Ridenhauer said the incident appeared isolated and there was no immediate threat to the public.

“We’re not going to leave any effort unturned,” Ridenhauer told NBC. “I don’t want to get ahead of ourselves. We have a good idea of ​​what happened but we don’t want to confirm it at this point.” Connecticut.

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Police closed Wally Street in front of the house where the killing took place.

There is a heavy police presence in the area.

The investigation is in its early stages and more information is expected. Investigators will be on site talking to potential witnesses and neighbors in the area.

“It’s a very difficult time for many of our officers, especially those who have had to get in,” Ridenhauer said.

There are no suspects in custody and police said they are not looking for anyone.

A neighbor reported that he had not heard anything out of the ordinary.

Resident Tom Neville said, “At five o’clock tonight, I was watering my flowers and nothing. Nothing looked like it was fishy or anything.”

Soon, Neville saw the rushing of officers and ambulances. In this normally quiet neighborhood, horrific events left some feeling uneasy.

“Not as comfortable as I would like it to be. Again, knowing the neighborhood the way we are, it’s surprising to see anything.”

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