Five people found dead in Stark County home; police investigating


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Police are investigating the deaths of five people found dead in a home Thursday evening in Stark County.

The Uniontown Police Department responded to a welfare check on Thursday, at approximately 7:31 pm in the 13000 block of Carnation Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers found five deceased family members within the residence. The incident is currently under investigation and is believed to be a domestic dispute that tragically escalated into a deadly confrontation.

At this time, investigators are treating the case as a quadruple homicide-suicide, indicating that there are no other individuals believed to be involved. Police say no further details regarding the incident will be disclosed until the next of kin have been notified or additional information becomes available.

Authorities involved in the investigation include the Uniontown Police Department, the Coroner’s Office, the Bureau of Criminal Investigation, and the Stark County Prosecutor’s Office.

Lt. Weidman, the spokesperson for the Uniontown Police Department, has been designated as the point of contact for any inquiries related to this shocking event. Those seeking further information or clarification may reach out to Lt. Weidman directly at 330-699-6444.