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Tow truck driver finds three children and a woman dead in an unreturned rental car: Report

A tow truck driver dispatched to retrieve a rental car that had not been returned made a grisly discovery: A woman and three children were found dead in the car.

Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner told WPIX 11 that the tow truck driver was sent to a home in Syracuse to pick up an overdue rental car, and found the dead bodies inside the car.

Police reportedly believe all four died in a murder-suicide, but did not release any information about a possible cause of death. The deceased have not yet been identified, and their ages and gender are not yet known.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Syracuse Police at (315) 442-5200.

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