Mother, two children found dead in John Street home

UPDATED WITH VIDEO A mother and her two young children were found dead in their John Street home Saturday evening, the victims of suspected homicide.
Sandusky Register
Sep 11, 2012

UPDATED WITH VIDEO A mother and her two young children were found dead in their John Street home Saturday evening, the victims of suspected homicide. 

Police have identified the woman as 23-year-old Heather Jackson, and suspect the children are her 3-year-old daughter and 18-month-old son.

Sandusky police are investigating the deaths as suspected homicides, assistant police Chief John Orzech said.

A friend of the woman called police to do a welfare check at the home, 723 John St., after the friend hadn’t heard from the mother all day.

Inside, officers made a horrifying discovery.

The mother’s body was lodged between a mattress and a bedframe, and the bodies of the two children were found in a closet.

Officers don’t suspect any weapons were used against any of the victims, Orzech said.

Police are pursuing leads, but named no suspects Saturday night.

They waited outside the crime scene Saturday night for the Bureau of Criminal Investigation to arrive to process evidence in the house.

Family members of the woman screamed and cried outside the residence, as officers marked off the property with yellow crime tape.

They declined to speak with the Register.

Neighbors standing on the sidewalk refused to provide their names, but said the woman had only lived in the house for about a month.

Pick up Sunday's Register for more on this story.

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eightballcuet1

@starryeyes83

An earlier post said that her ex is out of state in college. Let's not be so quick to jump to conclusions. Let LE do it's job and find the scum bag who did this.

EZOB

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whopper2011

 We All Know how This is going to play out. The Cops will find the person responsible-but then that person will hire a scumbag attorney(like the one who represented Randleman or the guy who stabbed his ex-wife with a screwdriver) and they will claim mental illness.  Then the state and county will spend taxpayer money trying to convict this person of murder-but he/she will get spared the death penalty due to the efforts of the scumbag lawyer. That is NOT Justice! 

margaritaville88

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44846GWP

No weapons used could also mean poison was used.

seenocolor

I will keep this family in my thoughts.  I feel for you all...

I have heard things about this.  I don't know if they are true or not so I won't get into specifics.  If what I am told has any truth to it, everyone here is leaning in the wrong direction.

I am going to listen to my own advice:  Believe half what you see and nothing what you hear.....

he said she said

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starryeyes83

@  eightball cuet 1

Okay but I  posted ex or boyfriend.     Please don't single me out;  there  are  others saying the same thing.

"Nuff said.

 My Last post on this one.

 

 I'll sit back and read what everyone else  starts posting.

 

One question though,   I"ve only been up  at FR once or twice  ( old Good Sam right?)...  what is the area like there, good neighborhood, bad,  what?

 

 

 

 

 

  Fire  up  Ole  Sparky!!

Katelih-Trailer...

starryeyes...I've never lived in that neighborhood but it really doesn't seem to be all that bad..The house is situated next to a parking lot of Firelands Hospital. There aren't many houses on the street...and I would guess that the street is pretty well lighted due to lights in the parking lots.

Curley

Webflowerz1 you and your family our in our prayers. This brings back the episode with little Owen Barker who could do such a terrible thing to children even their mother. I hope this person gets ole sparky if they still use it if not make sure the needle has enough stuff in it to put him out like in 1 minute.

RNR

I did not know this little girl, but it is certinally a senseless crime.  If they have someone in custody can they please tell us so we can all rest easier tonight...... not worring there is a murderer on the loose.  Rip to heather and her beautiful children. 

webflowerz1

For all those that are trying to figure out what happened.  The mother had her issues but definetly did not invite this to happen, the father was away in another state at college, There was no revenge or anything involved here.. Just a monster that went after Heather.  Hopefully the truth will come out soon.  And as family to all 3 victims and the father I would appreciate if people wouldnt just start pointing fingers.  Everyone has an opinion but know one will no untill the investigation is complete.. Just continue to pray that there is swift justice here.

grannie G

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God Of Thunder

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grannie G

she said she was family? who is this family person? mother ,father,sister,WHO ARE YOU? you get a grip you fool !!!! I can say i am family too! never met this beautiful mother or her babys but i am family?

God Of Thunder

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gennycreamale

 who ever did this may you meet your maker sooner than later. rot in pieces! prayers to the victims family

eightballcuet1

grannie g

GET A LIFE!!!!! These people lost 3 family members!  Doesn't matter what the relationship is. Show some respect for the dead.

If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all!

PUNKYDUDE

 A total shock to see these 3 Beautiful human beings die this way.

anothersanduskymama

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commonsense

who are the parents of Heather?  I didn't get a Sunday paper today.  Any other info in there?  I am worried it might be a random killing, or a social media contact who killed them.

jennyn1977

Some people are just plain sick!!!!!!!!!! sounds like maybe a dead beat dad that didn't want to have to pay child support or maybe a jealous ex?  i hope they get who did this and they get the death penalty. some people are just sick!!!!!!!!!!!

anothersanduskymama

 @commonsense

I'm with you completely! I did read the paper today, and there wasn't much info... I'm not sure who her parents are either. I do know she graduated from margaretta in 2007, so maybe from Castaila??

faith-hope-love

Dear Sandusky Register,

Could you be so kind to delete the comments made by "grannie G says" and please block this person for the sake of the deceased families.  Thank you for you kindness.

booster

Some interesting additional info including 911 call and the fact the body was found by friends not police. 

http://fox8.com/2012/09/08/mothe...

The Answer Person

So where is her husband?

ballbuster2011

please dont hate me people when i say this i seriously mean NO disrespect at all, atleast the mother and her 2 babbies are still together in hevan ... i dont care what the girl did or didnt do but theres NO reason why the children had to suffer like this it makes me sick to my stomach to think any kind of person could put there hands on these poor innocence babbies  i seriously hope they find the person/monster who did this and make them die a very slow painful death im sorry but i dont feel like a person who could pull a crime like this should rot in jail  they should really make him/her suffer slowly and painfully

 

to all the family and friends out there im very sorry for your loss my family prayers are with you all

HaRley44

 Obviously people cannot read..why do you have to come to this site and post such negative comments about people you don't even know ? A beautiful young woman and two beautiful kids are savagely taken and you people have the nerve to speculate she was a bad person ? Would you feel the same way if it was YOUR daughter or wife and kids..sister..niece  it can happen to your family to your not above being in the paper one day so maybe you could try some empathy and respect..so quick to rush and judge why don't you be greatful enough that your name isn't the one in the paper...and respect the innocent lives taken say a prayer for their loved ones...be a decent human being....and read before you post...the family members already stated the man is at school not in the area...try to imagine how horrible that call was to receive before judging every person mentioned good lord...You don't know anything more than the next ...smh...

cherrie perry

im still not sure this is who they are saying it is. i did not know her married name but i think i know her and who her parents are and her maiden name.

we have lost touch in the last few years so...

i am looking at a pic of her and her sister now when they were young, as her own children were.

family...(h.l. and j.l.) im so sorry for your loss and cant imagine what you are going through as a family if this  is indeed your girl.

i was told by my husband walter perry, who lives in CT. by text this morning so i assume its true.

God only knows i hope its not.

transplant

Oh brother.  Who said she had a husband?  I didn't read that on here or in the paper.  Also, college does not hold classeds on weekends.  Hmmm....interesting.  I know nothing about this and all I can do is pray for the family.  This is horrendous.  I am scared to live here anymore.  First chance I get, I am out of here.  Rest in peace. lovely lady and your babies.

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