Five found shot to death in Texas home

5 people killed in Polk County shooting

Five people were found shot and killed in a home in an unincorporated town in eastern Texas on Monday, police said.

Officers found multiple victims of "apparent gunshot wounds" in the home in the community of Blanchard, about 70 miles northeast of Houston, sheriff's officials said.

Polk County Sheriff's Office were called for help around 10:30 Monday morning.

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KHOU television reports that the sheriff is expected to release more information during a news conference at 6 p.m. "Information will be made available at a designated time, to be announced", the post said. Officials confirmed five people were found dead at the home.

In that shooting incident, 75-year-old Willie King, who lived at the same residence as the victim on 1132 Summerall Road, is accused of the murder.

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