Okaloosa County toddler murder

The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office investigate homicide of a young boy.

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. -- The Medical Examiner’s Office in Okaloosa County in Florida has scheduled an autopsy for Monday in connection with the murder of a 3-year-old Bluewater Bay area child, according to a news release.

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office investigators say Frederick Franken Jr. was killed Friday at the home he shared with his parents on Rawlins Court.

The child’s father, 61-year old Frederick Franken, then used the weapon on himself, OCSO says.

The child’s mother discovered the pair inside the home after returning from work late Friday afternoon, according to the OCSO.

Frederick Franken Sr. remains in critical condition at an area hospital.

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