HYANNIS, MASS. (WHDH) - Police are investigating after two people involved in a suspected murder-suicide were found dead inside a Hyannis home early Friday morning while young kids were inside.

The Barnstable Police Department said in a press release they responded to a residence on Murray Way in Hyannis at 2:48 a.m. on Friday after receiving a call from a juvenile in the home reporting an assault inside the home. Officials determined a murder-suicide had occurred at the home upon investigation and the Massachusetts State Police Detectives Unit was called to the scene.

The victims have been identified as Aline De Lima Ferreira De Castro and Luiz Castro, Jr. of Hyannis. A preliminary investigation suggests the husband killed his wife with a knife before hanging himself.

The DA said two children ages 7 and 11 were uninjured in the home at the time but are now safe with the Department of Children and Families.

Officials said this crime was isolated to the residence on Murray Way and there is no danger to the public while the investigation continues. Massachusetts State Police, the medical examiner and the DA remain on the scene Friday morning.

Residents in the neighborhood have been left rattled by the incident.

“It is crazy,” said neighbor Caitlyn Judge. “It’s just, like, this is Hyannis nowadays and it’s just sad to see.” She called her neighborhood “not a bad neighborhood” where “everybody minds their business.”

The investigation into the situation is ongoing, but police said there’s no danger to the public.

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