Karlan Drive scene

Emergency officials are on the scene at a Karlan Drive residence in Mobile, where three people were found dead.

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- Mobile Police have released the names of the three people killed Tuesday in a double murder and suicide.

Officers were called to a home on Karlan Drive around 9 a.m. and found the bodies of 85-year-old Donald Middleton, 85-year-old Helen Middleton, and their son, 60-year-old Daniel Middleton.

According to authorities, preliminary reports suggests that Donald and Helen Middleton each died from gunshot wounds while Daniel Middleton appears to have died from lacerations and a gunshot wound. Preliminary reports also suggests that Donald Middleton killed his parents first and then shot himself.  

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