Update: Police have identified the three Kankakee men found dead. Killed were Kyle M. Washington, 25; Deontay M. Tyler, 24; and Malcolm D. Murray, 27.
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities were investigating after three men were found dead in a northern Illinois house, the city’s police chief mayor said Wednesday.
At approximately 2 p.m., police responded to a call of a gunshot victim inside of a residence, Kankakee Police Chief Robin Passwater said.
Patrol officers checked the residence and located three deceased males inside the rental property, police said.
Kankakee police said they had a heavy presence in the area around the home and would release additional information later.
Detectives and forensic evidence technicians were seen entering and leaving the modest two-story house while carrying equipment Wednesday evening. The house was surrounded by crime scene tape.
No additional details were immediately available.
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