A boy in South Carolina phoned 911 to report his father had fatally shot the child’s mother and older brother, authorities said, RadarOnline.com has learned.
Around 3:30 p.m. on July 23, police responding to the family’s home found the bodies of the mother and the 36-year-old brother, the Colleton County Sheriff's Office said.
James Holmes surrendered near the crime scene without incident.
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The suspect was being held at the Colleton Detention Center on two counts of murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, the sheriff’s office said.
Investigators have not released a possible motive for the double homicide, and the investigation is ongoing.
The Colleton Sheriff's Office asks anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at (843) 549-2211.