Man kills 3-year-old son before committing suicide
January 18, 2019 05:36 PM
SANTA FE, N.M. - The Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office says a 3-year-old boy is dead after the boy's father killed him and the family pet before committing suicide.
It happened at a home on Pacheco Canyon just east of Tesuque.
A spokesman for the Sheriff's Office says officers were conducting a welfare check at the home of 33-year-old Ryan T. Propes after receiving a call that Propes had been threatening suicide.
When officers arrived they found Propes, his son and the family dog dead.
The cause of death has not been revealed.
According to court records, Propes was involved in a custody dispute with his son's mother.
Updated: January 18, 2019 05:36 PM
Created: January 18, 2019 10:00 AM
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