Victims in Bella Vista suspected murder-suicide identified

Family photo of Gary and Teresa Wilson, Ellis LeRoy Wilson, Ronnie Krug

The four names of the victims in the Bella Vista murder-suicide case have been released by the daughter of the victims.

On Sunday, January 7, two men and two women were found dead in a house fire in Bella Vista that investigators now suspect is the result of a murder-suicide.

According to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office, Cal Fire was dispatched to a structure fire in the 11000 block of Bella Vista Court, in Bella Vista at approximately 5:00 p.m.

Ronnie Krug, the daughter, declined to speak about her loss but she gave a statement about her family and who they were.

"On January 7, 2018, my family was taken from me...They were going on their 50th year anniversary... Missing my family. Loving them and wanting them to be remembered as the kind caring parents as everyone knew them as.

My father Gary L. Wilson was drafted 8 months after my parents got married, ARMY he was a firefighter for CDF and always did what he could to keep a roof over our heads and food on the table. He was the most amazing man on the face of the planet.

My mother Teresa M. Wilson was a loving and caring mother, she was my best friend for years. I would always talk to her about everything, she was a great listener. She waited till I was 9 before she went back to work. She worked till SEARS cut her lose at almost 13 years. She helped me raise Auburn and Brice.

Auburn was a colic baby so for hours we would pass her back and forth holding, rocking, and doing what we could to put her to sleep. I don't know what I would have done without her. As for Brice he spent hours and days with fevers and again we would pass him back and forth. He got fevers everytime he was growing. Like his muscles were growing to fast and pushing out the poison that your muscles produce when you grow. Again I don't know what I would have done without her.

R. I. P. My parents. I love you so much.

As for my brother I don't really have much to say. He had a lot of mental problems. As everyone knew he was always mean to me. I never wanted to mean brother, I wanted a brother that would have protected me and he only half ass did that. R. I. P. BRO AND WIFE ZOE WILSON. Survived by: myself and my children grandchildren; Ronnie Kay Wilson, Krug my daughter Auburn Marie Wilson,Wooten my son Brice James Wilson Wooten," said Krug.

The coroner has not yet confirmed the identities of the victims but Krug said the four individuals are her parents, brother and sister-in-law. Gary L. Wilson, Teresa M. Wilson, Ellis LeRoy Wilson and Zoe Wilson.

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office said the incident is still being considered a suspected murder-suicide and that the investigation is actively ongoing. The autopsy has not been processed yet so the cause of deaths is still unknown.

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