CONCORD, NH – A juvenile has been charged in the murders of a mother and her two young sons in New Hampshire, authorities announced Thursday.
Twenty-five-year-old Kassandra Sweeney, her 4-year-old son Benjamin and 1-year-old son Mason wereon Wethersfield Drive in Northfield on Aug. 3. Autopsies showed each died of a single gunshot wound, and the medical examiner ruled all three deaths homicides.
The youth is charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of falsifying physical evidence. According to state law, no other information about the juvenile can be released, Attorney General John Formella said.
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Father and husbandin a Facebook post Sunday that “things will never be ‘normal’ again.” Authorities have described him as “very cooperative and helpful in this investigation.”
“It is our job now to keep their memories alive,” Sweeney wrote. “They will forever be loved and missed and forever in my heart.”
Attorney General John Formella had previously said that investigators havein the shots and there is no threat to the public.