UNIONTOWN, Ohio (WJW) — Five people were found dead inside a Uniontown home, officials confirmed Thursday night.
According to the Uniontown Police Department, officers were called to the 13000 block of Carnation Avenue around 7:30 p.m. for a wellness check.
When officers got there, they found five family members dead inside the home.
Investigators believe the deaths stemmed from a domestic dispute that turned to tragedy. Law enforcement is investigating this as a quadruple homicide-suicide.
Sources originally told the FOX 8 I-Team that Uniontown police, along with state agents, were investigating the home.
Steve Irwin, press secretary for the Ohio Attorney General, confirmed the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Crime Scene Unit was requested to assist Uniontown police officers in collecting and documenting evidence.
Uniontown police, the coroner’s office, the BCI and the Stark County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating.