The Ohio police have found the dead body of a 7-year-old boy from his Lawrence County, Ohio, home. The authorities found boy’s body from where they found three adults dead a night before.
According to the authorities, his body was “hidden” inside a house, police have found him a day after three adults were fatally shot and left for dead.
In a news conference on Thursday afternoon, Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless said that Devin Holston was the youngest in all victims of shooting murder.
It was believed that the 7-year-old boy who had a “bubbly personality and enthusiasm for school” was missing after the three adults found dead inside the on Wednesday while the another got injured in a shooting at home on Wednesday night.
Unfortunately, the police found the boy’s body in the dead condition the day after rummaging the house.
The fifth victims of shooting murder was stabbed in the neck and head, he managed to get himself free and escape from the scene. He asked neighbors for help. The fifth and the only alive victims of Ohio shooting murder was airlifted to Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia where he got medical care.
According to Lawless, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office issued a missing endangered child alert for Devin. But later on early Thursday morning, investigators found Devin’s dead body was “hidden” in the same home.
Lawless told the Ironton Tribune, “those involved in the incident were all related in some way.”
On Thursday, the Lawrence County Sheriff’s office announced, “The names of the victims are not being released at this time pending positive identification and notification of next of kin.”
The Lawrence County Sheriff’s office said, “We are in the very early stages of this investigation and cannot compromise this investigation by divulging more information at this time.”