An 11-year-old and an 8-year-old South Carolina teacher’s children were shot to death in a “murder-suicide.”

In a suspected murder-suicide, an elementary school teacher from South Carolina and her two young children were discovered shot to death.

Thursday afternoon, after reports of shooting, Horry County Police conducted a welfare check on a family and discovered the dead of teacher Laura Moberley, 42, her son Eric, 11, and daughter Emily, 8, inside their house.

According to a statement from the police, “HCPD is devastated to report the loss of two young children in a gunshot incident yesterday in the Carolina Forest region.”

‘We ask that you be kind to one another—you may not know who has been impacted by this tragedy.’

In a statement, The Horry County School district wrote: ‘We are at a loss for words after learning of the tragic incident that affected an entire family with ties to Horry County Schools.

‘We lift our strongest prayers for the Moberley family and for everyone who knew them. We encourage our community to keep our students and staff in their thoughts and prayers during this incredibly difficult time.’

This is a developing story.

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