3 found dead in Becker County home identified

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March 20, 2019 12:17 PM

The three people found dead in a Becker County home have been identified by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office, according to a release from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

The three have been identified as 28-year-old Emma LaRoque, 9-year-old Shane Woods and 4-year-old Frederick York.


RELATED: BCA: 3 found dead in home in northwestern Minnesota

The BCA said LaRoque died of suicide "due to a gunshot wound." Shane and Frederick, identified as her children, died of homicidal violence, according to the release. 

Law officers were called to the home on the White Earth Reservation Monday, where they found the bodies. 

BCA officials said they do not believe there is a threat to the public.

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