Two kids, father dead after double murder, suicide on Birchwood

The Little Rock Police Department releases new information following a murder-suicide on Birchwood Drive on Sunday.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Little Rock police are investigating a double homicide and a suicide that occurred on the 10000 block of Birchwood Drive.

Around 11:20 a.m. on Sunday, officers arrived at the home and spoke with a woman who stated that her children were deceased inside with their father. Police then located the man, later identified as 39-year-old Robert Mangan, and his children deceased in a bed together.

The woman stated that she had returned home that day and found her four and five-year-old children in bed with their father. She also stated that she and Mangan had recently separated and there had been problems within the home.

Police reports state that there was no obvious trauma seen on the children.

All three bodies were taken to the medical examiner for autopsies to determine the exact cause of death.

No other information has been released at this time.

Stay with THV11 and thv11.com for more details as they become available. 

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