5 family members found dead in apparent murder-suicide, Ohio police say
UNIONTOWN, Ohio (WOIO/Gray News) - Police in Uniontown, Ohio, said officers found five people dead Thursday evening in an apparent murder-suicide.
Police said a wellbeing check was requested for a residence on Carnation Avenue in Uniontown at around 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Officers found five dead family members at the residence. The incident is being investigated as a quadruple homicide.
Uniontown police said they believe the incident stemmed from a domestic dispute that turned deadly. It’s not believed that anybody else was involved.
The victims were later identified as Jason Dunham, 46; Melissa Dunham, 42; Renee Dunham, 15; Amber Dunham, 12; and Evan Dunham, 9.
The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations and Stark County Coroner’s Office are assisting with the investigation.
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