2-year-old victim was murdered by her 27-year-old father who afterwards committed suicide on New Year’s Day 2016.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
January 2, 2016
Cudahy, WI – On Saturday, Cudahy police identified the young victim in the murder-suicide investigation as Skylar Monroe Hartman, 2, who was fatally shot by her father, Brett Hartman, 27, on New Year’s Day. Hartman than committed suicide by a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police.
Skylar and Hartman were found around 1:30 a.m. at a residence in Cudahy. Hartman had previously threatened that he would kill himself and his child, but never acted on it until Friday. Skylar was taken to a local hospital where she was later declared deceased, Hartman died at the scene.
Police continue the murder-suicide investigation.