Police identify the three killed in Greene County homicide investigation

Police have released more information after a Greene County homicide investigation left three people dead.

Posted: Sep. 18, 2018 9:30 PM
Updated: Sep. 18, 2018 10:33 PM

GREENE COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - 
News 10 has learned new details about a Greene County murder investigation.

Authorities are now calling it a murder/suicide.

Officials told News 10 the three victims were 73-year-old Peggy Burks, 58-year-old Debra Floyd, and 71-year-old Lawrence Burks.

Authorities say the younger woman, Debra Floyd, was Peggy's caregiver.

Indiana State Police say a neighbor called 9-1-1 around 8:30 Tuesday morning after hearing screaming and gunshots.

LINK | THREE PEOPLE ARE DEAD, HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY IN GREENE COUNTY

The Greene County Sheriff's Office responded to a home on North State Road 43.

That's where deputies found all three dead.

Police say a protective order against Lawrence Burks was in place for Peggy.

At this time, authorities are still investigating a motive.

They are not releasing information about the cause of death and the murder weapon.

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