Deaths of couple in southwestern Indiana home treated as homicides


Lights and sirens are seen atop a patrol vehicle in this file photo. (Credit: Getty Images)

MOUNT VERNON, Ind. (AP) — A southwestern Indiana couple has been found dead in their home.

State police say a relative was checking on the welfare of the husband and wife when their bodies were discovered about 8:15 a.m. Saturday in Mount Vernon. Police found signs of foul play and the deaths were being treated as homicides.

Their names were not released Saturday. Autopsies were expected to be performed Sunday.

Mount Vernon is just southwest of Evansville.

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