Three relatives of NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson were found dead Monday at a home in Muskogee, Oklahoma, after officers were called to a firearm-related disturbance.
The Muskogee Police Department said in a news release that the three were identified as 69-year-old Jack Janeway, his 68-year-old wife Terri Janeway and their 11-year-old grandson Dalton Janeway.
Jack and Terry Janeway are the parents of Chandra Janeway, wife of Jimmy Johnson. entertainment tonight, Dalton is Chandra’s nephew.
Police said that shortly after 9 p.m. local time on Monday, officers responded to a 911 call made by a woman in the home who told emergency dispatchers that there was gunshot disturbance.
When officers arrived, they found someone lying on the floor of the hallway just inside the front door. Police said that shortly after, they heard gunshots coming from inside the house.
Police said that when officers entered the home, they found three people dead.
Police said the deaths are being investigated as a murder-suicide and Terry Janeway is considered a suspect, CBS affiliate KOTV informed of,
Johnson’s racing team, Legacy Motor Club, said in a statement Johnson was driving off Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series event at Grant Park 220 in Chicago.
“The Johnson family has asked for privacy at this time and will make no further statements,” the statement said.
NASCAR said in a statement Tuesday that it was “saddened by the tragic death of members of Chandra Johnson’s family,” and that it “expresses its deepest support and condolences to the Chandra, Jimmie and the entire Johnson and Janeway families during this difficult time.” Is.”
Muskogee is located approximately 50 miles southeast of Tulsa.
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