5 Dead in Suspected Salem Murder-Suicide

, Posted: Wed, May 23 2012 at 8:14 AM, Updated: Wed, May 23 2012 at 9:36 AM

Investigators are on the scene of an apparent murder suicide in Salem, Oregon.

Police say a mother and her three children were found dead inside their home after a fire broke out early Tuesday morning.

Investigators later found their father's body inside an SUV 80-miles away near Cottage Grove.

All identities are being withheld, until autopsies are completed.

This comes nearly one year after 5 people died from stabbing wounds and smoke inhalation here in Medford.

Tabasha Criado and her 4 children were allegedly killed by her husband, Jordan Criado in august of 2011, in a similar murder-suicide plot.

However, Jordan Craido did survive the incident.

He will stand trial for murder and other serious charges on February 12, 2013.

Officials say he faces the death penalty.

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