"After being in this business for 42 years, I can't describe the savagery of a person who would do this", Tedesco said at the press conference.
Myers' other child, Isaiah, 15, was not home at the time was the sole survivor of the homicide.
Mells, along with 5-year-old Shanise Myers, 11-year-old Jeremiah Myers, 36-year-old Shanta Myers were all found dead inside a Troy basement earlier in the week. Details about when and how the four were killed have not been released.
The apartment building's property manager discovered the bodies Tuesday afternoon after being contacted by concerned family members who said the victims were not answering phone calls.
"Being in this business for nearly 42 years, I can't describe the savagery of a person like this".
Mann, left, and James W. White have been arrested on murder charges in the deaths of two women and two children in their Troy apartment on December 26, 2017.
Police sources told the newspaper that one of the suspects was acquainted with one of the dead women.
City Councilman Mark McGrath said: "I have strong confidence in the Troy detectives and state police that they're zeroing in on someone as we speak.
We do not believe there is any imminent danger to the community", Tedesco said. Jeremiah Myers, 11 years old.
"I want people to understand that these were children and that's the greatest disgrace that has ever happened", Frank Mayben Jr., who coached the boy, said Wednesday at a press conference. Shanta Myers (Mother to both children), 36 years old. Her 5-year-old daughter loved cooking, too, so the family agreed to let her cook spaghetti as part of their Christmas meal. Police are now asking the public for any information they may have about the killings. Brandi Mells, 22 years old.
#BREAKING names and photos of victims of quadruple murder released. No suspect has been identified publicly.