PORT ST. JOHN, Fla. (Wed, May 16) – The 33-year-old Florida mother killed her four children on Tuesday before shooting herself to death in Port St. John, Florida, police said.
|Tonya Thomas, 33, Killed Her 4 Kids, Then Herself in Florida|
According to details; Tonya Thomas fatally shot her four children, aging from 12 to 17, just before dawn on Tuesday. Three of the children had managed to reach a neighbor's front door to ask for help as their mother had shot them. The mother then took back the children and killed them, said Lt. Tod Goodyear - a spokesman for the Brevard County Sheriff's Office.
"From what the neighbors said, she was very calm. She walked out and called them back. They turned around and walked back to the house," Goodyear said.
The neighbor then heard gunshots and called 911.
Police identified the children as Pebbles Johnson, 17; Jaxs Johnson, 15; Jazzlyn Johnson, 13; and Joel Johnson, 12.
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