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Police investigate murder-suicide on Stratton Drive in Fort Collins

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (KDVR) — Police said two children and a man were found dead in a Fort Collins home in a “presumed” murder-suicide.

Police think the man who died is the person who called 911, Fort Collins Police Services said in a news release. Police said the man and the two children knew each other,

“This is a tragic incident that affects those involved as well as the larger community,” Deputy Police Chief Greg Yeager said in a video statement from the scene, a neighborhood marked with crime tape. He said police believe there is no further threat to the community.

Neighbors told FOX31’s Rogelio Mares that the man in the home was divorced and had joint custody of his two young daughters.

The 911 call came at 10:25 a.m. Saturday from the 3500 block of Stratton Drive.

“Officers responded and did not receive a response from anyone inside the house, so they entered with the assistance of the SWAT team,” police said in a news release. “Once inside, they found two children and one man, all of whom were deceased.”

Police did not release information about the age of the children.

The Larimer County coroner will determine the cause and manner and death and identify the people involved.