A man and two young girls who were found dead at Fort Hood, Texas, were possibly the victims of a murder-suicide, the Army said Wednesday.
The Army continued to release few details about the discovery of the bodies Tuesday morning in an on-base residence, including the victims' identities. But it said in a brief statement Wednesday that they were the 43-year-old husband and daughters of a soldier who had recently returned from an overseas deployment.
"Although a final determination has not been made and the investigation is continuing, early indications are the deaths are possibly the result of a tragic murder suicide involving the husband and the two children," the statement said.
The Army said the Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner was conducting autopsies.
— M. Alex Johnson and Courtney Kube