Prosecutor: Woman, 3 children were homicide victims

WEST BROOKFIELD, Mass. - A Massachusetts prosecutor says a woman and her three children who were found dead in their home were homicide victims and police are asking the public for help with the investigation.

Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. announced Saturday that the victims found in West Brookfield on Thursday were killed in homicides.

Early also released their names: 38-year-old Sara Bermudez, 8-year-old Madison Bermudez, 6-year-old James Bermudez and 2-year-old Michael Bermudez.

Authorities have not released information on any suspects or a motive.

Police say a yellow plastic fuel container appeared to be missing from the home. They're asking anyone who has seen such a container that has been discarded to call state police.

Investigators also are seeking video from any home and business surveillance cameras in the area.

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