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Police: Body found in truck is likely Indiana triple homicide suspect

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ind. -- Police investigating the deaths of three people in southern Indiana say they've found the body that is likely the suspect in the killings.

Monroe County Sheriff's deputies, following up on a tip, found a body inside Richard Lee Burton Jr.'s pickup truck parked at a horse camp Monday morning, reports CBS affiliate WLKY.

The county coroner hasn't released the man's name or determined the cause of death.

Indiana State Police said in a news release that they believe the body is Burton and that he was responsible for the three deaths. 

Police say Burton was living at the rural Washington County home where the three bodies were found Sunday, about 30 miles northwest of Louisville, Kentucky. State police say the Washington County sheriff's department found the bodies during a welfare check Sunday afternoon after receiving a phone call from a concerned person. A deputy saw a dead person inside the rural Washington County home and a search found two other bodies.

Autopsies are scheduled Tuesday. Names and causes of death are expected to be released afterward.

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