Police: Ohio man kills wife, stepdaughter, turns gun on himself


SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police in central Ohio say a 56-year-old man has killed his wife and stepdaughter before turning the gun on himself.

The Springfield News-Sun reports Springfield police say officers found 56-year-old Eric Sirons dead inside the family’s home Tuesday night. His 49-year-old wife, Jennifer Sirons, and 21-year-old stepdaughter, Andrea Heiser, were pronounced dead at separate hospitals.

Eric Sirons was membership director for Chamber of Greater Springfield and once worked at the Springfield News-Sun. Jennifer Sirons was chief financial officer for Clark County Juvenile Court. Heiser was an undergraduate at Wright State University.

WDTN-TV has reported the couple filed for divorce in March. WDTN also reports that 911 calls made Tuesday night came from teen girls who had locked themselves inside a bathroom in the home.

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