Man Murders Parents, Commits Suicide in Wesley Chapel, FL

Pasco County Sheriff Office detectives announced that a man killed his parents, then himself in a murder/suicide in the Azalea Ridge Dr. area of Wesley Chapel.

According to PSCO, deputies received a call just after 6:15 p.m. this evening for a home that has been flooding for the last few days from a neighbor. The caller advised the residents had not been heard from for the past several days. Deputies had to access the home from a window, because flooding prevented them from opening the front door.

Preliminary investigation suggests a 32-year-old adult male son suspect stabbed an adult male and an adult female victim in their 70’s. The 32-year-old adult male son suspect appears to have then taken their own life.During a press conference, Sheriff Chris Nocco said that all three people discovered appeard to have been deceased for days, and they confirmed that the 32-year old male was a son of the senior male and senior female Deputies said that the crime was an isolated situation, and neighbors are not in danger.

“We don’t know what caused the son to kill his parents, but we do know that it’s domestic violence,” Nocco said. “If anyone in this community is dealing with domestic violence, please reach out to someone and get help…Through records, we found out that the son was dealing with mental health issues.”