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5 killed in Arkansas in suspected homicide on Christmas Day

The sheriff's office said it believes all five of the people found dead were relatives.

Five people were found dead at a residence in Atkins, Arkansas, on Christmas Day in a suspected homicide.

The bodies were found by deputies about 5:15 p.m. on Pine Ridge Road, according to the Pope County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office said it believes all five were relatives.

An investigation is ongoing into the suspected homicide.

Atkins, a town of about 3,000 people, is in central Arkansas, about 70 miles northwest of Little Rock.