GREENWOOD, SC (FOX Carolina) - Greenwood County Sheriff Dennis Kelly said Monday that the deaths of a child and two adults found inside a home on Friday were the result of a murder-suicide.

Kelly said three victims were found deceased at a home on Perch Street.

Deputies were called to the home at 10:01 a.m.

Kelly said all three of the victims were found with gunshot wounds to the head.

Coroner Sonny Cox released the name of the deceased adults Friday afternoon. On Monday he released the name of the child victim and the manners of death for all three victims.

The adult female was identified as Natasha Dawn McDonald, 44. 

The male was identified as Michael Dante Frazier, 30.

The girl was identified as 8-year-old Heaven Z. Frazier.

Kelly said there was no history of calls out to the home where the bodies were found.

Kelly said Monday during a vigil for the 8-year-old victim that all three died at Frazier's hand.

Kelly said one gun was used and that Frazier killed both female victims.

Cox said autopsies confirmed McDonald and Heaven's deaths were homicides and Frazier's death was a suicide.

McDonald's sister-in-law Tiffany McDonald Bledsoe told FOX Carolina that the sudden, tragic loss has left the family in a state of shock.

“Dawn was so giving. She loved her friends and family deeply.  She had suffered many heartaches in her life yet she always remained strong and kept a smile on her face. She will be missed by many. Dawn was so precious to me. So sincere always. We are just in shock," she said.

Greenwood Co. School District 50 confirmed Tuesday that Heaven was a third grader at Mathews Elementary.

"Our school district was shocked and deeply saddened by the tragic death of this student. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family in their time of sadness," school district spokesman Johnathan Graves said.


Funeral details have been announced for Natasha McDonald. According to an obituary, the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Harley Funeral Home.

McDonald's funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Durst Avenue Church of God. Burial will follow at Oakbrook Memorial Park.

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