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Father commits suicide by setting home on fire killing his 2 children and 2 dogs

By Mason White 11:15 AM November 3, 2015
Ashley Reagan Small and Grant David Small 

By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) A man, his two children and two pets were found dead inside a burned home in a probable murder-suicide plot, police in Texas said.

The Grayson County Sheriff’s Office said that 45-year-old David Lee Small committed suicide by setting his home on fire.

When firefighters extinguished the flames of the home located on the 100 block of Keppler Road, police found the dead bodies of 9-year-old Ashley Reagan Small and 8-year-old Grant David Small.

All three died as a result of smoke inhalation. Firefighters arrived at the house around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Two dead dogs were also found in the home.

“It appears that David Small committed suicide and caused the death of his children, Reagan and Grant. Two pets were also found deceased inside of the residence,” the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.