Funeral for four slain Traynor family members set for today in Oshawa

THE CANADIAN PRESS | posted Thursday, Sep 17th, 2020

Mourners will gather in Oshawa today to remember the four members of the Traynor family who were killed in a shooting earlier this month.

The funeral, which is to get underway later this morning, is by invitation only for family and close friends, but members of the public were able to participate yesterday in a drive-past visitation.

Fifty-year-old Chris Traynor and his children, 20-year-old Bradley Traynor, 15-year-old Adelaide Traynor and 11-year-old Joseph Traynor were killed in their home on Sept. 4.

Loretta Traynor,  50, who is also a family member was injured in the shooting and a fourth child, Sam Traynor was not at home at the time of the incident.

Durham regional police have identified the shooter as 48-year-old Mitchell Lapa, who is also related to the family.

Police say he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.


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