bill randolph murder suicide
Four-year-old girl finds parents' bodies on floor MIDLAND (AP) - A four- year-old girl discovered the bodies of her parents minutes after a murder.suicide, police say. Police Cpl. Jim White said Billy Ross Randolph, 33, shot his ex- wife, Janet Adamson Randolph, 27, once in the head and then shot himself in the head with a .357 Magnum. Police gave no reasons or motives for the shootings which occurred at Randolph's parents' home Friday. Neighbors said Randolph and her two children, a daughter, 4, and a son, 2, had been living with her parents (or three to six months. Randolph had come to pick up the children for the weekend, neighbor Jim Kessler said. The neighbor said the father apparently went inside the home, got the children and put them in his car which was running, and then went back in the home. The daughter apparently got tired of waiting in the car, Kessler said, and went back in the home to find her parents sprawled out in the front section of the house. Kessler said the girl ran to another neighbor's home to seek help. "My mommy and daddy are dead and we have to have somebody to take care of us," Francis Kessler quoted the girl as saying. The children were expected to be turned over to their grandparents, White said.