4 people, dog found dead inside California home

Aug 12, 2014 11:18 AM by News Staff

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) - Santa Barbara County Sheriff's officials say four people and a dog have been found dead inside a home in Goleta (goh-LEE'-tuh), California.

KEYT-TV reports the department is investigating the incident as a multiple homicide Tuesday morning.

Sheriff's spokeswoman Kelly Hoover says the sole suspect is in custody. She offered no further details.

Deputies were called late Monday to the house in the Walnut Park area.

Deputies are still investigating the active crime scene early Tuesday.

Goleta is a coastal city of about 30,000 people about 10 miles northwest of Santa Barbara.

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