Police responding to a 911 call found three dead people on Friday morning in Kossuth County, according to a press release.
At 8:13 a.m., the sheriff's office received the call reporting two dead people at 524 S. Morehouse St. in Bancroft. Bancroft Police, when arriving at the home, also found a third dead person, according to the release issued by the Iowa Department of Public Safety.
No additional information on who lived in the home, who called 911 or how the people died was provided, though the release did say there was no threat to the public at this time.
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The deed for the home is held by Joseph P. Schiltz, according to the Kossuth County Assessor. Neighbor Mary Jansen said the home is a rental and two men and a woman lived there.
"It was a total surprise," Jansen said. She noted that the residents were quiet folks and seemed to work a lot.
This incident is under investigation by the Bancroft Police Department, the Kossuth County Sheriff’ Office, the Kossuth County Attorney’s Office, and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.