Breaking: Father and Two Sons Found Dead on Family Farm

A father and his two sons have been found dead following a horror shooting at a family farm in Ireland.

A MASSIVE police presence surrounded the farmhouse in Co Cork in Ireland after the shootings, two rifles and a shotgun were found at the scene. Gardai (Irish Police) have been in attendance at the property at Assolas, Kanturk since 6.30am on Monday.

Father and two sons
Police at the scene of the shootings wait for forensic teams to examine the farmhouse for evidence. image: Twitter

Negotiators had been trying to talk to people in the house but with no response, they later entered the property and found the body of one of the sons, described as in his 20s, in a bedroom of the family farmhouse. The Gardaí found the bodies of the father and brother half a kilometre away from the farmhouse in an adjoining field.

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