GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The identities of the three children and one woman shot and killed in northeastern Kent County have been released and the case has been ruled a triple homicide and suicide.
The Kent County Sheriff says that evidence shows that Aubrianne Moore, 28, shot and killed her three daughters, Kyrie Rodery, 8, Cassidy Rodery, 6, and Alaina Rau, 2, with a hunting rifle, behind a home in the 300 block of 19 Mile Road. Moore then loaded the children into her vehicle and drove them to their home in the 200 block of 19 Mile Road and took her own life outside of the vehicle.
Tri-County Schools had released information about the Rodery children on Tuesday. Kyrie was a third grader at Sand Lake Elementary, while her sister, Cassidy, was a first grader at MacNaughton Elementary.
Autopsies were scheduled for Wednesday.