An unfortunate murder suicide has left three dead in the 6800 Block of Meer Road after a reported 911 call came in on January 7th at 1:57pm, from a distraught relative. The tentative information received along with a preliminary investigation revealed the suspected murder of two adult residents of the rural Michigan City home along with the suicide of the suspected adult perpetrator who is also related to the victims.
During the course of the initial investigation we were assisted by the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department, Trail Creek, and Long Beach Police along with the LaPorte County Prosecutor’s Office, Michigan City Fire Department, LaPorte County EMS, the LaPorte County Coroner’s office and our Chaplain Division.
As this remains an on-going investigation, further information will be released as it becomes available.
Please contact Detective Sergeant Anthony McClintock at 874-3221 Ext. #1074, with any information regarding this investigation.
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