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Winfield Couple And Son Were Stabbed To Death

WINFIELD, Ill. (CBS) -- The three people found dead in a home in west suburban Winfield on Monday have been identified as an elderly couple and their son, and autopsies determined all three died of stab wounds.

Police found the bodies shortly after 6 a.m. Monday at a home in the 500 block of Jefferson Avenue, after neighbors heard a dog barking non-stop, and looked inside to see blood in the kitchen.

The DuPage County Coroner's office announced the victims have been identified as 77-year-old Nancy Clinkenbeard, 76-year-old Clyde Clinkenbeard, and their son, 50-year-old Karl Clinkenbeard. All three lived in the home.

Nancy and Clyde Clinkenbeard were found stabbed to death inside their home in Winfield, Illinois, on May 23, 2018. Police also found the body of their son, Karl, but have not said who killed the three. Investigators believe it was a double homicide and a suicide. (Family Photo)

Autopsies determined the three suffered "multiple sharp force injuries," but the coroner's office has not released a manner of death.

"While the Winfield Police Department and the DuPage County Coroner's Office continue this investigation no suspect is currently being sought. As stated previously the Police Department does not feel there is any threat to the community as the incident was confined to those located inside the home," Winfield Police Chief David Schar said in a press release Tuesday night.

Police have not said who stabbed the victims, but investigators are looking into the deaths as a possible double homicide and suicide.

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