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Scottsdale police identify 2 adults, 2 children killed in murder-suicide

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PHOENIX — Police have identified the two adults and two children who were killed in a murder-suicide in a north Scottsdale home last week.

Sgt. Ben Hoster, a spokesman for the department, said Jason and Anne Fairbanks and their 3-year-old daughter and 9-month-old son were the victims in the shooting on Friday.

Hoster said Jason shot and killed his wife and children at some point on Friday before killing himself.

Officers were called to the home near Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard and Sweetwater Avenue around 1:30 p.m. after one of Jason’s business associates found the bodies in the home.

Hoster said the couple was experiencing financial struggles and that may have been the motive for the shooting.

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