WAYNESVILLE, Ind. (WISH/AP) - Four people were found dead inside a home in Waynesville according to the Bartholomew County Sheriff's Department.
Sheriff Mark Gorbett said the victims were shot to death. No suspects have been taken into custody and police are not considered to be involved in a manhunt.
"We still have crime scene techs and criminal investigators at the scene and anticipate them being there for quite a length of time," Gorbett said. "We are following up on all leads at this point and we have no one in custody at this time."
The person who called 911 after discovering the bodies at 2634 E. Main Street is a son who lived with his mother and stepfather in the home, Gorbett said. That person told police he found the victims when he returned home from work.
Three male victims were found in the living room, and a female was seen in a bedroom.
Bartholomew County Coroner Larry Fisher says the dead include homeowner Katheryn Burton of Waynesville. She was 53 years old.
The three men found dead in her home were Aaron Cross, 41, Thomas Smith, 39, and Shawn L. Burton, 41.
Dispatchers were alerted to the scene, which is about seven miles south of Columbus at 10:39 p.m. Saturday.
A WISH-TV source was on the scene shortly after police arrived and provided photos anonymously. The source told 24-Hour News 8 that "police were everywhere."
Indiana State Police and Columbus Police joined the Sheriff's Department in setting up a staging area at a church off State Road 11 which is near the crime scene.
In a press conference Sunday afternoon, Sheriff Mark Gorbett addressed the investigation.
"We have investigators from several agencies following up all leads at this time. We've been working around the clock and will continue to do so, until we can bring those responsible to justice," Gorbett said.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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