Fairfax County police are investigating the death of a family in Herndon as suspicious, the department said in a statement Tuesday night.
Police were called out to the home in the 13300 block of Point Rider Lane at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday to do a welfare check on the family after a coworker of one of the adults notified police they hadn’t been to work Monday or Tuesday, police said.
Police breached the home at about noon and found the bodies of two adults and two school aged-children, Fairfax County Police Spokeswoman Lucy Caldwell said.
The department is awaiting the result of autopsies, being performed by the Office of the Medical Examiner, for more information on the cause and manner of the deaths.
Police said they felt the deaths were "contained within the household and that there is no broader threat to the community."
Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.
Herndon Patch Editor Leslie Perales reported for this story.
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