ND police feel there is no immediate threat to the public because the case was most likely a murder-suicide.
Sheriff’s officers are investigating the murder-suicide killings of four people discovered shot in a wheat field in rural northeast North Dakota.
Deputies were summoned to a field south of Cando, the county seat, at 6 p.m. Monday for a report of four unresponsive individuals, according to the Towner County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies on the site discovered four bodies and secured the area with the assistance of the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation and other law enforcement agencies.
According to Towner County Sheriff Andrew Hillier, the four people are adults who live in the neighbourhood. He refused to provide the gender, relationship, or identity of those killed, as well as the circumstances behind the shootings.
According to Hillier, the murder scene has been processed, and the remains are being transported to either Grand Forks or Bismarck for examinations.
According to the sheriff’s office, one of the individuals was in possession of a handgun. According to the sheriff, evidence at the scene indicates that it was a murder-suicide case and that there is no known threat to the public.