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Woman, 2 Children Found Dead In Southern Indiana Creek

Last updated on Thursday, March 14, 2013

(NEW ALBANY) - Southern Indiana police say the bodies of a woman and two children have been found in a shallow creek.

New Albany Police Department Maj. Keith Whitlow says someone walking through a park about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday spotted the bodies in Falling Run Creek. The creek is 12 to 18 inches deep.

Whitlow tells the News and Tribune and WLKY-TV that investigators are treating the deaths as homicides.

Whitlow says one of the children appears to have been be a toddler and the other was an adolescent. He hasn't released their names or a cause of death. He says more information will be released following autopsies.

Whitlow tells the Courier-Journal of Louisville, Ky., that there are no obvious signs of foul play. New Albany is across the Ohio River from Louisville.

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