UPDATE JAN. 8: Daughter killed parents, self in Michigan City; identities released

Michigan City Police released the names of the 3 deceased relatives following a Jan. 7 murder-suicide in the 6800 north block of Meer Road. Police say Tammy Evans, 48, shot and killed her parents, Barbara Evans, 71, and Walter Evans, 73, in their home. Tammy Evans then eventually killed herself at some point within the several days before all their bodies were discovered.

Police found a handgun and a handwritten note with Tammy Evans, who was in a different part of the house from the bodies of her parents.          

Police said a distraught relative had called 911 at 1:57 p.m. Jan. 7 after discovering the situation.

Along with the MCPD, responding were the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department, Trail Creek and Long Beach Police, the LaPorte County Prosecutor’s Office, Michigan City Fire Department, LaPorte County EMS, the LaPorte County Coroner’s Office, and the MCPD Chaplain Division.

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