A mother strangled her two children to death and tried to kill. A third before she jumped out a window in an attempted suicide. At their suburban Boston home, ofbvficials said Wednesday.
Lindsay Clancy’s husband called 911 at 6:11 p.m. ET Tuesday. Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz said.
First responders found three children at the Duxbury home. The children were unconscious and “with obvious signs of severe trauma,” Cruz said.
Cruz said that as soon as possible, “we will arrest him. On two counts of murder in connection with the death of his children.”
An arrest warrant was issued for Clancy, 32. For two counts of murder, three counts of strangulation. And three counts of assault and battery with a deadly weapon. The district attorney’s office said. “This is an unimaginable, senseless tragedy,” he said.
Police officers who responded to the scene were later taken off duty. Duxbury Police Chief Michael Carbone told reporters Tuesday night, “but they’re OK.”
Duxbury is an affluent bedroom community 35 miles south of Boston.
If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 988 to reach the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. You can also call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255. Text home to 741741 or visit SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources for extra resources.