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Murder Suicide Victim Names Released

Colorado Springs Officials have released the names of the four people killed in Friday's triple murder suicide. Eight-year-old Tosha and 4-year-old Mykel Wasserburger, and 29-year-old Michaela Hernandeaz are all confirmed to have died of gunshot wounds to the head. Forty-year-old Ernest "Sonny" Hernandez died of a self inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

The El Paso County coroner says Mr. Hernandez killed himself after killing his common law wife and their two children, Tosha and Mykel.

The 8-year-old girl called to report a fight between the parents early Friday and police discovered their bodies after they arrived.

Hernandez reportedly was experiencing financial problems and in trouble with the state for not paying taxes.


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