Crime Mom Kills Husband, Two Sons Before Fatally Shooting Herself at Upscale Texas Resort A motive for the murder-suicide has not been established By Chris Harris Chris Harris Twitter Chris Harris has been a senior true crime reporter for PEOPLE since late 2015. An award-winning journalist who has worked for Rolling Stone and MTV News, Chris enjoys prog rock, cycling, Marvel movies, IPAs, and roller coasters. People Editorial Guidelines Published on January 9, 2018 09:20 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Texas police believe a 37-year-old old mother fatally shot her husband and their two young sons before turning the gun on herself in an apparent murder-suicide in a high-end Galveston resort, PEOPLE confirms. A motive for the shocking killings has not been announced by police, who were called to the San Luis Resort in Galveston at around 4:30 a.m., according to a statement obtained by PEOPLE. Callers to 911 reported hearing a number of gunshots coming from the resort’s eighth floor. Responding officers arrived to find the room — registered to Flor De Maria Pineda Canas and her 39-year-old husband Mauricio Canas — dead-bolted. Police could could hear “faint moaning coming from inside the suspected room and began to make entry,” the statement from the Galveston Police Department explains. • Want to keep up with the latest crime coverage? Click here to get breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases in the True Crime Newsletter. After breaching the room, police found the husband and two boys — ages 5 and 10 — “lying in bed, all with gunshot wounds,” according to the statement. Facebook They also found a woman, “lying on the floor with an apparent gunshot wound to her head,” the statement reads. “The female and one of the children were unresponsive but still appeared to be alive and were subsequently transported to UTMB where they were both later pronounced dead.” Investigators say the family, who lived in Baytown, Texas, checked in only hours before their deaths. “Forensic data collected at the scene indicates that the female is believed to be the shooter at this time, and is believed to have killed her two children and her husband before apparently taking her own life with a 9mm handgun found adjacent to her body,” the statement explains. • For more compelling true crime coverage, follow our Crime magazine on Flipboard. Detectives suspect the husband and children were shot as they slept. PEOPLE was unable to reach relatives of the victims Tuesday morning.