The Canadian Press
TISDALE, Sask. - Residents of a rural Saskatchewan community say they are in a state of disbelief after the killing of a woman and her three children under the age of nine.
The RCMP says a man went to a mobile home in Tisdale and killed the family, then drove to Prince Albert with a six-month old baby.
The man killed himself there but left the baby unharmed. The infant is now being cared for by relatives.
The RCMP says officers were called by a relative around supper-time Tuesday, saying the woman and children had not been heard from all day and couldn’t be reached.
Officers later obtained a search warrant and found the woman and children dead in their trailer in Wicks’ Mobile Home Park on the edge of the town of 3,200.
Police have not released any names, but residents have identified the murdered woman as Latasha Gosling, who once worked at a daycare in nearby Nipawin.
Robert Wallace lived next door to the family in Tisdale and says he heard yelling from the trailer on Monday night.
Tisdale Mayor Al Jellicoe says residents of the town about 210 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon is in shock.