Delaware State Police have confirmed the deaths of five people at the 2700 block of Ferris Road in Wilmington to be a murder-suicide.
The victims have have been identified as 42-year-old Matthew Edwards and his wife 41 year-old Julie Edwards. The children were a 6 year-old boy, 4 year-old girl and 3 year-old boy.
Matthew Edwards sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Authorities found the bodies upstairs inside of their home on Monday night.