Five family members, including toddler, found shot to death in Texas

The shooting scene on Monday Feb. 11 2019.             
    KHOU  Scott Engle

The shooting scene on Monday Feb. 11 2019. KHOU Scott Engle

The Polk County Sheriff's Office said deputies were responding to an assault call at a home in Blanchard when they discovered multiple victims who suffered apparent gunshot wounds.

Five family members, including a baby, were found dead at this southeast Texas home.

Lyons identified the victims as 27-year-old Ashley Delaney, her 54-year-old husband Randy Horn, their 15-month-old child and Delaney's in-laws, 74-year-old Carlos Delaney and 72-year-old Linda Delaney.




"This is a terrible, horrific scene". Her identity was not immediately released.

Ashley Delaney's mother was found alive and locked in a bedroom, according to Lyons. "A disgusting, horrific crime", said Polk County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Byron Lyons told KTRK.

Officials said they're not looking for a suspect. She told investigators that she awoke about 5:30 a.m. Monday to a disturbance described as popping noises.

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