The Shasta County Sheriff’s Department has released the names of the victims of last night’s triple homicide at 28400 Alpine Way in Singletown last night. They were 34-year-old Sandy Miller, and her children, 8-year-old Shelby Miller and 4-year-old Shasta Miller. The husband and father, Shane Franklin Miller, is the main suspect in the case.
Deputies arrived on scene shortly after 7:45 p.m. last night to investigate a report of a disturbance. They found the three bodies, but no witnesses. Authorities are not saying how the victims died. Miller remains on the loose and is considered armed and dangerous, possibly having access to a cache of weapons. Sheriff’s Officials are pursuing leads in the Northern California region, a nationwide manhunt bulletin has been issued. He is described as a white male, red hair, blue eyes, 5’10”, 200 pounds, DOB 05/08/1968, 45 years of age.
Deputies say Shane Miller may be driving one of two vehicles:
Possible Vehicle #1: Gold 2010 Dodge Mega Cab truck with a camper shell, CA license plate 8Z75988
Possible Vehicle #2: A green and tan 2001 Ford Excursion, CA license plate 4UBC114
Anyone with information is asked to call the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.
Anyone with information should call the Sheriff’s Office (530) 245-6025. The public should not approach Miller, if seen call 911.
The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a press conference at 1330 hours in the Public Safety Conference Room of the Sheriff’s Office (1525 Court Street in Redding, CA).
(UPDATE) 3:50 P.M.- Authorities disclosed how the three victims were killed at a news conference Wednesday afternoon. Lt. Dave Kent of The Shasta County Sheriff's Department said authorities found Miller's wife, 34-year-old Sandy, and his daughters, 8-year-old Shelby and 4-year-old Shasta, suffering from fatal gunshot wounds when they arrived at the home in Shingletown on Tuesday night. They also indicated a domestic dispute came from the house earlier in April. We will bring you more on Action News at 5 p.m.