Three found dead in Chillicothe

Portsmouth Daily Times

Chillicothe-Authorities say no arrests have been made in the triple homicide in Ross County this week.

Ross County Sheriff George Lavender reported Monday his office was dispatched to the 4500 block of Vigo Road at approximately 4:00 p.m, where deputies found a male and female that had been violently assaulted. Both victims were transported to Adena Regional Medical Center and then to Grant Medical Center. Both had life-threatening injuries.

While working on the scene deputies were alerted to another scene on Bowman Road. Deputies arrived and discovered a male and female deceased inside their home of apparent gunshot wounds.

At this time the crimes appear to be connected, according to reports…

The sheriff’s office contacted Attorney General Dave Yost and requested assistance from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI). Lavender received the following response. “Our job is to support local law enforcement and help achieve justice – and that’s exactly what we are going to do,” said Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost.

Investigators continue working around the clock, according to the release from the sheriff’s office. Investigators have executed multiple search warrants and conducted multiple interviews. The investigation into the matter is ongoing.

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