*This is a developing story and will be updated as additional details become available.*
Officials have identified a Texas woman who allegedly killed her young children and her mother after losing a custody battle.
As CrimeOnline previously reported, the father of two children, ages 3 and 5, showed up at his ex-wife’s Sedona Ranch apartment off of Henderson Pass in San Antonio on Monday morning and peered through the blinds after he couldn’t reach her by phone. He immediately called 911 after seeing a ghastly scene inside the apartment.
San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said that the woman shot her two children and her 68-year-old mother. The woman didn’t have a history of violence, according to her husband.
News4SA reports that the woman has been identified as 37-year-old Karina Klebernova Sornoza Deitering. The grandmother and the children have not yet been identified. No one survived the incident.
Deitering is accused of shooting the children and her mother in separate bedrooms.
The children’s father told police that he had been trying to make contact with Deitering for a while before he went over to the apartment to check on his children.
“She recently lost custody. Very recently lost custody of the two children,” McManus said during a Monday press conference. “(She) killed both children, her mother and then herself.”
It’s still unclear what day the shootings took place. Authorities are still investigating the incident.
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