Family of Four Found Dead in Florida Home

Two elementary school aged children and their parents were found dead in a gated community outside Orlando in what authorities believe was a murder suicide.

Police believe the triple murder and suicide may have taken place several days earlier, but the bodies were found Monday.

Seminole County Sheriff's Office spokesman Capt. Dennis Lemma says a cleaning woman called authorities after she arrived at the home Monday in the suburb of Heathrow and spotted one body.

Once deputies arrived, they found three other bodies, the Associated Press reported.

Police believe the husband killed his wife and two children, MyFOXOrlando reported.

The husband had recently filed for bankruptcy and the family was having other financial problems, the station reported.

Lemma refused to say how the victims died or where their bodies were found in the house.

"This is a family who was well-known in the neighborhood," Lemma said. "With children that age, in a residential community like this, a lot of the kids played together and went to school together."

Police haven't released the names of the victim, but said the children were aged between 10 and 13.

The Associated Press contributed to this article.

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