Police: 2 children, man dead in apparent murder-suicide

Authorities in northern Illinois say two children and a man were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide.

Winnebago County Sheriff's Department officials say deputies responded Saturday morning to a home in unincorporated Winnebago County to conduct a welfare check. They found the two children who appeared to have been shot in separate bedrooms. The man was found in a third bedroom and also appeared to have died from a gunshot wound.

Their identities weren't immediately released. The sheriff's office say the man was related to the children.

The sheriff's office says it's investigating.

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