Duncan Homicide Victim Reported Gun Stolen Days Before Being Found Dead

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 2:03 pm
By: News 9

A victim in a triple homicide had reported his gun stolen just four days before he was found dead in his home, according to police.

John Hruby, 50, the Marlow Review newspaper publisher, his wife Tinker, 48, and their teenage daughter Katherine were found "cold and unresponsive" in the kitchen of their home on Monday.

According to a police report, on October 9, John Hruby reported his 9mm semi-automatic handgun stolen from the the console of his truck. Hruby told police he was on his way to work when he noticed the firearm missing.

The victims were reportedly last seen alive on October 9.

The family's son, Alan, 19, is currently being held in the Stephens County Jail for concealing stolen property. Investigators have not indicated what stolen property Alan had in his possession.

Duncan police arrested him Monday, the same day his family was discovered dead inside the home. Alan Hruby allegedly confessed to on Tuesday night to killing his family.

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Investigators have not said how the Hrubys were killed or if the stolen firearm was used in the killing. Stephens County District Attorney Jason Hicks is expected to hold a news conference at 2:30 p.m. to discuss the case.

News9.com will live-stream the news conference. Stay with us for updates.