NH mother, 2 young sons were shot to death, authorities say

Published: Aug. 3, 2022 at 2:58 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 5, 2022 at 2:45 PM EDT
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NORTHFIELD, N.H. (WCAX) - Authorities in New Hampshire now say the deaths of a woman and her two children were homicides, and all three were shot to death.

Kassandra Sweeney, 25, and her two sons, Benjamin, 4, and Mason, 1, were found dead by police on Wednesday morning at a home on Wethersfield Drive in Northfield, when officers responded to a 911 call.

Autopsies determined all three deaths were homicides, each the result of a single gunshot.

Police say they have identified all the people involved and there is no threat to the public.

They did not say whether anyone is in custody in connection with the case.

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