Officials say they believe they know everyone involved in the Northfield homicides

A lead investigator in the case involving three Northfield homicide victims said Friday officials believe they know everyone involved in the incident. At a press briefing on Friday, Senior Deputy Attorney General Geoffrey Ward answered questions about the shooting deaths of a 25-year-old woman and her two sons. Officials said Kassandra Sweeney and her two sons, Benjamin Sweeney, 4, and Mason Sweeney, 1, each died of a single gunshot wound. Autopsies carried out by the Chief Medical Examiner revealed that each death was a homicide. >> Launch of GoFundMe for funeral expenses Ward stressed that officials believed there was no danger to the public and that the murders were not the result of a random event. Ward said that while officials believe all parties have been identified in the case, “I didn’t say we know who did it.” He said no arrests have been made in the case and no one has been charged. father of the children, adding that he was helpful and very cooperative. “Our victim witness advocate is working with him and his family to provide services, and he is obviously beyond devastated as a result of these crimes,” Ward said. The bodies of Sweeney and her sons were discovered at their home on Wethersfield Drive on Wednesday. City officials said the killings shocked the community. “For something like this to happen in this community, it shakes up the whole community,” said city administrator Ken Robichaud. , and mental health assistance is being provided to first responders who were called home on Wednesday. Sources told News 9 that Northfield and state police were called to the address just before 11:30 a.m. Wednesday after someone reported that multiple people may have been injured. . When officers arrived, they found the bodies of Sweeney and her two sons. A silver Ford F-150 was taken to a flatbed truck Thursday morning, but it’s unclear why it was pulled. K-9 units were also seen. going in and out of the house, and officers began searching a wooded area near the house later that day. Ward said the investigation is active and ongoing. A GoFundMe has been started for the family to help with funeral expenses.

A lead investigator in the case involving three Northfield homicide victims said Friday officials believe they know everyone involved in the incident.

At a press briefing on Friday, Senior Deputy Attorney General Geoffrey Ward answered questions about the shooting deaths of a 25-year-old woman and her two sons.

Officials said Kassandra Sweeney and her two sons, Benjamin Sweeney, 4, and Mason Sweeney, 1, each died of a single gunshot wound. Autopsies performed by the Chief Medical Examiner found the manner of each death to be a homicide.

>> Launch of GoFundMe for funeral expenses

Ward stressed that officials believed there was no danger to the public and that the killings were not the result of a random event.

Ward said that while officials believe all parties have been identified in the case, “I didn’t say we know who did it.”

He said no arrests have been made in the case and no one has been charged.

Ward said investigators have been in contact with the children’s father, adding that he has been helpful and very cooperative.

“Our victim witness advocate is working with him and his family to provide services, and he is obviously beyond devastated as a result of these crimes,” Ward said.

The bodies of Sweeney and her sons were discovered at their home on Wethersfield Drive on Wednesday.

City officials said the killings shocked the community.

“For something like this to happen in this community, it shakes up the whole community,” said city administrator Ken Robichaud.

Robichaud said there was a great show of support from communities surrounding Northfield and mental health assistance was being provided to first responders who were called home on Wednesday.

Sources told News 9 that Northfield and state police were called to the address just before 11:30 a.m. Wednesday after someone reported that multiple people may have been injured. When officers arrived, they found the bodies of Sweeney and her two sons.

A silver Ford F-150 was swept away on a flatbed truck Thursday morning, but it’s unclear why it was removed.

K-9 units were also seen moving in and out of the house, and officers began searching a wooded area near the house later that day.

Ward said the investigation is active and ongoing.

A GoFundMe has been started for the family to help with funeral expenses.

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