Darrell Peak Wiki
Family members say 40-year-old Darrell Peak struggled with depression before killing his children and himself. Authorities committed murder-suicide for the deaths of a Missouri father and his two sons.
On Monday – three days after the disappearances were reported – police found the bodies of 40-year-old Darrell Peak and his two sons Mayson, 3 and Kaiden. they were last seen.
Authorities did not explain how they died.
According to KTTS-TV, Peak told people at a casino in Oklahoma that he was withdrawing money from an ATM to start a new life with their children, but authorities say he made suicide statements in the past.
Officials say Peak has a history of depression. He was last seen by family members around 4. On Thursday, he and his sons left their family home in Greene County in southwest Missouri.
He was “armed with the weapon he was known to regularly carry,” according to a report from the Greene County Sheriff’s Office.
Around 17:30. On Thursday, a Missouri State Highway Patrol soldier spotted Peak’s disabled vehicle in Benton County, 80 miles away, and stopped to offer assistance. Authorities said Peak refused aid. Around 5:52 pm, a lawmaker from Benton County saw a man and two kids walking down the highway. But when he turned his vehicle to contact them, he said he thought they were lost and lost in the forest.
Around 19:00, a state police were sent to check on a man walking with two children on a highway in the Warsaw area, but the soldier could not find them either.
At 10:30 am the next day, family members contacted the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, filing an incomplete report. They told officers “Darrell has a history of depression,” according to the sheriff’s office, but his family members “insisted he would never hurt their children”.
But now, Darrell seems to have killed his sons before killing himself.
“It is very sad that the Greene County Sheriff’s Office announced that the investigation into the missing person’s Darrell, Mayson, and Kaiden Summit was very tragic,
The family did not reveal any information about upcoming funerals or memorials.