Five Bodies Found in Two Homes in Rural Indiana: Police

  @KukilBora on September 26 2011 3:28 AM

Police found five unidentified bodies - three males and two females - in two homes in rural Franklin County, Indiana Sunday.

On Sunday afternoon, the Franklin County Sheriff's Department received a call about a child who was found roaming along the road. The authorities spoke to the child and the information they got from him led them to two homes near the town of Laurel, located some 50 miles to the southeast of Indianapolis, the Associated Press reported.

In their search, police found the dead body of a male at one address, and four other bodies of two males and two females at the other home across the street. Investigators have not yet determined the cause of the shooting deaths.

At this time, we have no idea if we have a single shooter or if we have multiple shooters, State Police Sgt. Jerry Goodin told reporters. We also do not know if the shooter or shooters is among the dead.

Autopsies are scheduled for Monday in Indianapolis, while the names of the victims will be made public after families are notified.

Meanwhile, police have warned residents to be careful and to report to 911 if they find anything suspicious.

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