Arizona man shoots wife and children

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(KPNX) Police have identified Austin Smith as the suspect in the quadruple murder Thursday night of his wife, two kids and another man.

Phoenix police say they found the wife, identified as 29-year-old Dasia Smith, and the two young daughters of the suspect dead inside a home Thursday night.

According to police, the shooting stemmed from a domestic dispute. The suspect believed the man who was shot to death was involved in a relationship with his wife. 

Sgt. Tommy Thompson of the Phoenix Police said the suspect told investigators that the reason he did what he did was that, “in God’s eyes it was alright for him to deal with someone in this manner who had been involved in adultery or an extra-marital affair.”

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