WOODLAND, Calif. -- (KTXL) -- The Yolo County District Attorney announced the official charges against a West Sacramento man accused of killing his three children last week.
Robert Hodges, 32, faces three charges of premeditated first-degree murder and one charge of felony attempted murder against his wife.
In a press conference Monday, Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig said that Hodges allegedly used a belt to kill two of his children — 9-year-old Julie Hodges and 11-year-old Kelvin Hodges. Reisig would not say how the belt was used in the deaths. Robert Hodges is also accused of killing his 7-month-old son Lucas Hodges.
Hodges was also charged with three special circumstances, two for allegedly lying in wait and another for multiple murders.
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