3 found dead in Oakdale home

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OAKDALE, Minn. -- Police have found the bodies of three people in a home in Oakdale, the result of an apparent murder-suicide.  

Family members and neighbors on the scene told KARE 11 that a 6-year-old girl walked into her home to find that her parents and nanny were dead. She then ran next door to tell a neighbor.

"She kept saying, 'my mommy and daddy are dead, where am I going to live, I'm going to have to live with my Grandpa,'" said Kelsie Treague, a neighbor.

The Associated Press has identified the three as 38-year-old Jaime Vasquez and 28-year-old Cynthia Ornelas and their baby sitter, 43-year-old Angela Uscanga. Family members say the couple owned All Seasons Siding and Roofing.

Relatives say the couple had three children: ages 3, 6, and 8.  They believe the 3-year-old was in the house when the three people died.

"I just feel for the kids - all three of them," said Julie Hartman, a neighbor.

Relatives say they also didn't see any signs of domestic turmoil.

"They were always laughing and having a good time," said Cesar Zagal, the female victim's cousin.

 

 

Oakdale police received the report about a possible death at a home just after 4 p.m. Thursday.

A police spokesperson says police are interviewing witnesses but are not looking for any suspects at this time.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension will help in the investigation.

(Copyright 2011 by KARE 11 & The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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