GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Courtroom data point out aat her residence in North Dakota could have been battling monetary issues. Police found Astra Volk, 35, and her kids, 14-year-old Tyler Talmage, 10-year-old Aidan Talmage and 6-year-old Arianna Talmage at their residence in Grand Forks after a college requested a welfare verify Thursday morning.
Police haven’t formally labeled the killings as murder-suicide, however stated they aren’t in search of any suspects and that they discovered a gun in the home with the our bodies.
Grand Forks County court docket paperwork present a set company gained three civil judgments totaling about $3,750 in opposition to an Astra F. Volk within the final six months of 2017 for unpaid medical payments.
A lady by the identical title arrange a GoFundMe account April 25 looking for cash to assist repay medical payments she stated had been caused partly for therapy for psychological sickness. The lady stated she was working full-time however that her wages had been garnished.
The fundraising account had been deleted Friday.
Paula Stevens, 58, who lives two doorways down from the home the place the 4 had been discovered, stated Thursday that the household had moved into the home simply a few months earlier.
“Three little children and their mother – oh my goodness,” she stated.
Stevens stated the home “sat empty endlessly” till it was lately renovated. She stated the girl was dwelling there as a renter, however that she not often noticed the household as a result of the girl labored odd hours and the lengthy winter saved the youngsters indoors.
“It is slightly horrifying as a result of Grand Forks is meant to be like a protected city, a spot the place you possibly can hold your doorways unlocked,” stated Caralyne Ronai, a senior on the College of North Dakota who was strolling by the neighborhood. “4 useless is upsetting to listen to.”
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