17-year-old responsible for murder-suicide in Coniston, Ont., police say

A 17-year-old killed his parents and then his own at their Coniston home on Sunday, October 30, Sudbury police have confirmed.

In an email, police said they concluded 17-year-old Ashton Desormeaux was responsible for a murder-suicide that also claimed the lives of his parents Brian and Janet Desormeaux.

“This is an extremely tragic situation that has deeply affected families, friends and the community,” the Greater Sudbury Police Service said in an email to media.

« Our deepest condolences go out to all those affected by this incident and we ask that you respect the privacy of those close to the family during this very emotional time. »


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