Police Find More Santa Shooting Victims in Ashes

Charred bodies at suburban LA home where 3 already confirmed dead
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 25, 2008 12:58 PM CST
Police Find More Santa Shooting Victims in Ashes
Bruce Jeffrey Pardo, the only suspect in the shooting, committed suicide earlier today.   (Covina Police Department)

(Newser) – Several more bodies are in the ashes of a suburban Los Angeles home that was the scene of a Christmas Eve massacre, police tell the AP. Authorities would not say how many bodies there were; three people were already declared dead after a man dressed as Santa Claus opened fire during a holiday party.

"We have multiple bodies inside," the county coroner said. "They're extremely charred and burned." Earlier today, police found the body of Bruce Jeffrey Pardo, the only suspect, dead by his own hand at his brother's house.
(Read more Bruce Jeffrey Pardo stories.)

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