Kevin Heimsoth, 56, is believed to have killed his elementary school principal wife, Lynn, her beloved Golden Retriever, Sukha, and a pet cat at their of Bellingham condominium on Thursday morning.
In a shock twist, The Bellingham Herald reports that Heimsoth may have tweeted the National Rifle Association, President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Mitch McConnell in the aftermath of the alleged rampage.
The tweet was timestamped at 3:09 am Pacific Time. Investigators say that gunshots were heard by neighbors at around 2.45 am.
The user of the account posted a separate tweet a minute later, which stated: 'Moscow Mitch and everyone else for making this possible. Some should call for a wellfare check at [address] in Bellimgham Wa. Lots of blood...thoe [sic] dog was the hardest
The user of the account then posted the original tweet two more times, replying to messages sent out by President Trump and Mitch McConnell.
Heimsoth is also alleged to have turned the gun on himself. He was wounded and remains in hospital under police guard.
The Bellingham Herald could not confirm that the Twitter account belonged to Heimsoth, but they stated that it is connected to emails and phone numbers that are linked to him.