WASILLA, Alaska – Alaska State Troopers reported a tragic incident where three people were found dead in a home near Wasilla. The incident involved a 45-year-old man who killed his girlfriend, her 7-year-old son, and then took his own life.
According to an online dispatch, troopers were called to conduct a welfare check at the home after 11:30 a.m. Responding troopers discovered the lifeless bodies of three individuals, identified as Ryan Casey, 31-year-old Kelsey Ables, and her son, Kason Ables.
Preliminary investigation findings revealed that Casey had shot and killed Ables and her son before turning the gun on himself. The state Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy, and an ongoing investigation is underway to uncover more details about the tragic event.
In light of this devastating incident, it’s essential to raise awareness about the resources available for those dealing with mental health crises or suicidal thoughts. Individuals in need of support can reach out to the 24/7 Alaska Careline at 988 or 1-877-266-HELP at any time.
This heartbreaking tragedy serves as a reminder of the importance of mental health support services and the devastating impact of untreated mental health issues within communities. The authorities continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the deaths as the community mourns the loss of the three individuals.
The tragic incident near Wasilla, Alaska, highlights the urgency of addressing mental health challenges and the need for accessible support services. The authorities are committed to conducting a thorough investigation to determine the events leading up to the deaths of Ryan Casey, Kelsey Ables, and her young son, Kason Ables.