4 killed in Indiana home were couple and 2 friends

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WAYNESVILLE, Ind. — Authorities said Sunday that four people found shot to death in a southern Indiana home were a couple who lived there and two of their male friends.

Daniel Burton, the 27-year-old son of the woman who was killed, arrived home from work Saturday night and found two of the victims dead in the living room of his Waynesville home, Bartholomew County Sheriff Mark Gorbett said.

He said Burton called police, who found the other two victims, including Burton’s 53-year-old mother, Katheryn Burton. ‘‘We still have crime scene techs and criminal investigators at the scene and anticipate them being there for quite a length of time,’’ Gorbett said. He said no one was in custody.

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