DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. - A South Florida man is believed to have fatally shot his mother and his dog before turning the gun on himself, authorities said.
Broward Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Joy Oglesby said in a news release that deputies were called to a home at 2285 Deer Creek Alba Way Monday to conduct a welfare check on Beverly Tosch, 75, after she failed to show up for work.
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Oglesby said detectives found the two family members and their dog dead of gunshot wounds.
The victim's son was identified Wednesday as Steven Tosch, 43.
A motive for the shooting is unclear.
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