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File photo of a crime scene. (Photo by Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

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MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) — Police say three people have been found dead inside a Morganton home.

Authorities told media outlets that officers found the bodies when they were asked to check if people in the home were OK around 1:15 a.m. Sunday.

Police say they are treating the case as a triple homicide. The State Bureau of Investigation is helping, and the bodies have been sent for autopsies.

Authorities say all three victims were adults and at least one of them was a visitor to the home. Their names have not been released.

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