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Authorities release names of man, 2 boys found slain in home

December 31, 2018

MARION, Ind. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of a man and two boys found slain in a northeastern Indiana home.

WISH-TV reports that Grant County coroner Chris Butche says 42-year-old Javon Blackwell Sr., his 12-year-old son Javon Blackwell Jr. and 11-year-old stepson Jayzon Blackwell were shot to death.

WTHR-TV reports that a relative called police after finding the bodies about 1 p.m. Sunday in Marion, about 60 miles northeast of Indianapolis.

Marion police are investigating the deaths as a triple homicide. Police were not immediately available for comment Monday morning.

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