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UPDATE: Two Arrests Made In Connection With Aurora Double Homicide

Posted On January 21, 2018

By Mike Perleberg

The home on Douglas Drive were two people were found dead Friday night, January 19. The deaths are being called a double homicide. Photo by ISP.

Update published Sunday, January 21:

Authorities have two people in custody in connection with a double homicide which was discovered Friday evening in Aurora.

U.S. Marshals, Kentucky State Police, and Indiana State Police officers say they arrested two people in Pulaski County, Kentucky during a traffic stop on Saturday. The announcement came one day after a male and female were found dead in a home on the 5000 block of Douglas Drive in Aurora after police went there to perform a welfare check Friday.

The names of the two arrested, as well as those of the victims have not been released.

Autopsies of the victims were due to be performed Sunday by the Hamilton County, Ohio Coroner’s Office.

Anybody with information about the double homicide in Aurora is asked to call the Indiana State Police Versailles Post at (812) 689-5000. Callers may remain anonymous.

 

Original story published Saturday, January 20:

(Aurora, Ind.) – A male and female were found dead inside an Aurora home Friday evening.

Indiana State Police investigators are calling the deaths at a home on the 5000 block of Douglas Drive a double homicide.

According to Sgt. Stephen Wheeles, the investigation began when deputies from the Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department responded to the home Friday night to check on the welfare of the people inside the home. Upon entering the residence, the deputies located two victims who were deceased inside.

The names of the victims have not been released and won’t bee until their identities can be confirmed and their families are notified. Autopsies are scheduled for Sunday by the Hamilton County, Ohio Coroner’s Office. January 21, 2018, in Hamilton County, Ohio.

ISP have not named a suspect or announced that any is in custody as of Saturday afternoon. They continue to investigate with help from the Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department.

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to call the Indiana State Police, Versailles Post at (812) 689-5000. Callers can remain anonymous.