UPDATE: Five Dead In Idaho - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Five Dead In Idaho

AMMON, Idaho (AP) - A fund has been set up in eastern Idaho for the family of two women and two children who were killed at a home in Ammon last week.

Authorities say a 26-year-old Iowa man, Gaylin Leirmoe, showed up at the house on Friday and fatally shot his two young sons, their 22-year-old mother and her 19-year-old sister before setting
fire to the house and turning the gun on himself. Leirmoe later died at a hospital.

Michelle Kern and her two boys, ages 3 and 9 months, had been living in the home with her parents. Michael and Roberta Kern were in Salt Lake City for medical reasons at the time of the shootings. Friends have created the "Kern Family Fund" at Westmark Credit Union to help cover funeral expenses.

      
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