SHOCK: Three adults were shot to death at a Brooklyn Park, Minn., in-home day care owned by Delois Brown, Monday morning. The suspect reportedly left the scene on a BMX bicycle, Fox News affiliate KMSP-TV reports. It is not clear if Delois Brown is among the deceased.
Authorities were called to a home in the Brooklyn Park area of the city at around 6:30 a.m. local time after a report of suspicious activity near the address, Fox affiliate KMSP-TV reported.
The three bodies were discovered at an in-home day care. Inspector Todd Milburn said no one else was injured, but wouldn’t say whether any children were present during the attack. Source
Delois Brown’s business is called Visions and Butterflies Child Care, according to her LinkedIn profile. If you have any information, please call the Brooklyn Park police at (763) 493-8222 immediately. Witnesses describe the suspect as being a black male in his mid-twenties, who was last seen wearing blue jeans and a navy blue sweatshirt with a gray hood and two one-inch stripes down the back, KARE reports.
UPDATED: DeLois Brown and her parents were killed in their Brooklyn Park residence this morning. According to the Star-Tribune, DeLois Brown, whose husband died three months ago from health problems, had brought her parents up to Brooklyn Park from the St. Louis area earlier this month to live with her. What a tragedy.
UPDATE#2: The parents of DeLois Brown (AKA DeLois Bolden Brown) have been identified as Clover Dale Bolden and James Bolden Sr.
UPDATE#3 (05/15/12): Eddie Matthew Mosley was arrested for the murders of DeLois Brown and her parents. According to the Star Tribune, he drove from St. Louis to the Brooklyn Park home daycare where he planned to kill a 15 year old relative who had accused him of rape. The girl was not there, but he killed DeLois Brown and her parents Clover Dale Bolden and James Bolden Sr., execution-style. Eddie Matthew Mosley, who has been charged with three counts of second-degree intentional murder, could face up to 40 years in prison if convicted.