Mesa PD: 3 people found dead in home in possible murder-suicide

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MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

Mesa police are investigating a what they say is a murder-suicide after three people were found dead in a home Saturday near Broadway and Power roads

At around 2:30 p.m., Mesa police responded to the home for a call of shots fired.

When officers arrived, they were advised that someone had possibly been shot inside the residence.

Inside the home, officers found two men and a woman deceased. The have been identified as 47-year-old Jill Gifford, 67-year-old Bruce Gifford Sr. 67, and 45-year-old Benjamin Childs.

Police say "all of the deceased showed signs of trauma."

Officers secured the location and detectives responded to the scene.

The investigation is ongoing. It is being investigated as a murder-suicide. 

According to Mesa police, the relationship between the three remains under investigation.  

The names of the victims are withheld until all families are notified. 

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