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Deaths Of Darrell Peak, Sons Ruled Murder-Suicide

Deaths Of Darrell Peak, Sons Ruled Murder-Suicide

Deaths Of Darrell Peak, Sons Ruled Murder-Suicide

The Benton County Sheriff has ruled the deaths of Darrell Peak and his two sons a murder-suicide.

Investigators found the bodies of Peak and his two sons, three-year-old Mayson and 4-year-old Kaiden, in a shed off Highway 65 near Warsaw.

The sheriff did not say how they died.

Peak told people at a casino in Oklahoma Wednesday that he was taking money out of an ATM so he could start a new life with his boys.

But authorities say he’d made suicidal statements in the past.

Peak and his sons were reported missing in Greene County Thursday.

A Benton County Sheriff’s deputy saw them walking on Highway 65 later that night, but when she turned around to help, they were gone.

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office joins the family, community and all those involved, in mourning the senseless and…

Posted by Benton County MO Sheriff’s Office on Monday, March 1, 2021

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