Murder suicide suspected as Navarro County family found dead inside home

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NAVARRO COUNTY - Three people have been found dead -- including an 8-year-old girl -- inside a Navarro County home in an apparent murder-suicide.

Authorities were called to the home for a welfare check after there were no signs of activity for more than 24-hours. Police discovered the bodies of an eight-year-old girl and her parents.

They also found a rifle on site.

While the family did not have a history of violence, officials say they believe two of the victims were murdered and one committed suicide.

The case is still being investigated.