Man, Pregnant Woman, and Small Child Found Dead in Superior

Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 7:10 am

Superior police say the deaths of a man,  a pregnant woman and a 13-month-old girl are likely the result of a homicide and suicide in Superior, WI.

Police Capt. Chad Lor told the Associated Press that a weapon was found at the scene of the crime on Wednesday Aug. 18.  Apparently, all three bodies were found in the same area of the house.

A a friend of the 26-year-old woman told the AP that the woman was expecting her child “any day,” and had recently taken a job as an assistant cheerleading coach at Duluth East High School.

Other reports have also indicated that the 23-year-old man served in the 121st Field Artillery, based in Milwaukee, and was a combat engineer with the 724th Engineer Battalion in Superior.

The Duluth News Tribune reported that a male friend of couple had visited the family Monday and nothing seemed to be out of line.

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