Monday, July 11, 2011
Preliminary findings back up what local law enforcement said after a family was found dead Friday morning inside an Alexander Ridge apartment unit.
A preliminary report from the Medical Examiner's Office of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirmed what Canton Police Department investigators had already suspected: Three people found inside an Alexander Ridge apartment unit on Friday were victims of a double murder-suicide. Behind on bills, Christopher E. Conley and girlfriend Minnie Carr were scheduled to move out of the Alexander Ridge apartments this weekend with their 4-year-old son. Conley's brother discovered the family lying on a bedroom floor with a carbine-like rifle nearby around 6:45 a.m. Friday, Canton Police Lt. German Rivas said the morning of the shooting. It appears Conley, 30, was the shooter. The GBI report found that two of the four rounds struck his son, …
Friday, July 8, 2011
Behind on bills, a young couple was scheduled to move out of the Alexander Ridge apartments today or Saturday with their 2-year-old son. Police found all of them dead this morning.
Today wasn't the first time that the Canton Police Department had gone to the scene of this morning's double murder-suicide. One year ago, police responded to an attempted suicide call at the unidentified couple's Alexander Ridge apartment unit, Lt. German Rivas told Canton-Sixes Patch this afternoon. The boyfriend, described by police as a white male in his early 30s, was intoxicated. "He had locked himself in the restroom," Rivas said. "When police arrived, he had passed out." As police continue to piece together what led to the first murder-suicide in Canton since 2008, new details paint a picture of a family under financial durress. Meanwhile, a new jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics has inspired some to call for …
Authorities say a 2-year-old boy and two others were found in an Alexander Ridge apartment unit on Ridge Road, the victims of an apparent murder-suicide.
A man, his girlfriend and their 2-year-old son were found dead this morning in the Alexander Ridge apartment community on Ridge Road, Canton Police Lt. German Rivas just told Canton-Sixes Patch. Police have not identified the family and remain on the scene of the gated complex. An official at Alexander Ridge declined comment. Stay tuned to canton-ga.patch.com for updates on this breaking news story.