Names of Deceased

The names of the 4 people found deceased in Lenoir have been released.  Ronald Albert Ward 58, Ronald James Ward 29, Kaitlyn Nichole Ward 18, and Emily Grace Ward 15 years old.  All were found at the Laurel Place NW home where an explosion and fire had been intentionally set.  All died from gunshot wounds.  Further investigation revealed Ronald James Ward shot his sisters and father before setting the explosive and then shooting himself according to Lenoir Police.