BAYTOWN, TX — Police in Galveston are still trying to determine
why a Baytown mother shot her husband and two sons to death before
turning the gun on herself inside their hotel room at the San Luis
Resort on Monday morning.
Hotel guests reporting hearing gunshots
at about 4:30 a.m. on Monday, and when police arrived they found
39-year old Mauricio Canas and his two sons, 10-year old Mauricio J. and
5-year old David, dead, and the children's mother, 37-year old Flor De
Maria Pineda Canas, mortally wounded.
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in Galveston confirmed on Monday that the family arrived at the San
Luis Resort at about 7pm Sunday, but they still don't have any clue why
Flor De Maria Pineda Canas killed her family before killing herself,and
that has stunned many in the Baytown community.
Grief counselors are on hand at Victoria Walker Elementary School in Goose Creek ISD, where the boys both attended school.