Children stabbed to death in Falcon, suspect dead

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FALCON, Colo. (AP) -- El Paso County authorities say two young children and a man identified as a suspect are dead after they were found stabbed at a residence in Falcon.

Sgt. Joe Roybal said Thursday that 1-year-old Scarlett Gallagher was found dead at the scene after someone went to the residence and called 911 to report several people had been stabbed.

Roybal said 22-year-old Ethan Courrau, who is not the father of the two children, and 3-year-old Ryan Willhite were taken to a hospital where they died.

The stabbings in Falcon near Colorado Springs were reported to authorities shortly before midnight on Wednesday.

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