Two other victims were Elizabeth and Keith Theriot, both 50 years old. The man accused of shooting the five was their son Dakota Theriot, 21, who was in Richmond Sunday morning County, Virginia, was arrested after fleeing from Louisiana where the shootout took place.
Theriot dated Summer and lived with the family for several weeks Ernest, the sheriff of Livingston Parish, Jason Ard said. Recently, he was asked to leave home and according to the authorities, did not return. Theriot's father identified his son as the shooter before he died, authorities said.
Champagne told the WAFB that she was in her mother's house when she received the news of the shooting.
"I got out, a truck drives and a man says," Are you Rhonda?
She has another son, Hunter Ernest, 16, who told WBRZ of the morning on which he had found his siblings had been murdered
"Before we were happy, and then the police said to my mother, she should sit down and she told her what happened, and she was broken. We were broken, "Hunter said.
Crystal DeYoung, Billy's sister Ernest said accepting the fact that her relatives had left was" too much to ask. "
" We were a happy family. It's not so happy anymore, "she told WAFB, adding that she missed her brother's last visit to her house," I'll never get it back. "
Summer, WAFB reports, was the" self-styled mother of the family ", who was clinging to her hip with her brother Tanner.
" We have to look at three coffins, "Evelyn Sing, the children's grandmother, told the WAFB," It's bad enough, but we have to look at the three of us. "
Rashard Rose of CNN contributed to this report.