Holly, Kyla, and Corrie Snyder

Wesley Snyder shot his wife, Ruth, and his three daughters, Holly, 12, Kyla, 10, and Corrie, 8, before turning his gun on himself. The family was found dead by Ruth’s mother, who lived in a mobile home 100 yards away from the family’s mobile home. The family ran a ranch and homeschooled. Neighbors described Wesley as a polite man who kept to himself.

Date: July 7, 2001
Location: Las Palomas, New Mexico

Documents: Date:
Family of 5 Found Dead in Home 2001-07-10