RIVERSIDE, Ala. (WIAT) — A suicide and multiple homicide cases are being investigated Sunday by the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies responded around 9:47 a.m. to the report of a suicidal man at a home on Depot Street in Riverside. Upon arrival, they found 54-year-old William Huntoon Vance armed with a handgun. Deputies say Vance shot himself soon after they arrived.
According to Sheriff Billy Murray with the SCCSO, an adult woman, identified as 51-year-old Florence Diane Vance, a 16-year-old girl, and a 13-year-old girl were also found dead while deputies were securing the scene. All three victims had gunshot wounds.
Sheriff Murray confirmed that all four victims were a family. The investigation is ongoing.
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