SPOKANE - Police are investigating a triple homicide in North Spokane, and now have a "person of interest" in the case.
The homicides happened in the 4400 block of North Whitehouse Street sometime Thursday or Friday. Police say three people are dead, one woman and two children.
A 911 call came in around 7:15 Friday night. Someone reported coming into the home and finding a body. Just after 11:00 p.m., they confirmed there were three dead people in the home, possibly victims of domestic violence.
Major crimes detectives executed a search warrant around one o'clock Saturday morning. They took pictures and collected evidence in and outside of the home.
Medical examiners removed the three bodies from the scene just before 5:00 a.m. and a neighbor started a candlelight vigil at around 3:30 for the family.
Detectives left the scene at 7:00, but officers will remain on scene all day.
A close family friend says the husband of the mother of the two children is ill and in the hospital and that the mother was at the hospital visiting him. They received a call saying the children had not shown up to school. That is when the mother went home to check on the two children, who were in the care of 22-year-old Dustin Gilman.
Police are now looking for Dustin Gilman as "a person of interest" in connection to this triple homicide.
Gilman is white, 5'8" tall, weighs 170 pounds and has blond hair and blue eyes. Police are also looking for a 2007 Nissan Pathfinder that is either blue or silver with Washington license plate 983-WKJ.
If you have any information on Gilman, call police immediately.
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