A Rockport man is accused of beating to death four people in Massachusetts,including three family members.

22-year-old Orion Krause faces four murder charges for the deaths that happened on Friday at a home in Groton, Massachusetts. According to WLBZ-TV, a close family friend says the victims are Krause's mother, Buffy, her elderly parents, and their caregiver. He said he believes Krause and his mother were visiting his grandparents when the murders happened. Police are calling it a case of domestic violence homicide.

Positive identification of the victims is being withheld pending positive identification by the Medical Examiner's Office. Krause is expected to be arraigned today.