Several dead in 'execution-style killings' in rural Ohio

Authorities responded to a call about multiple fatalities Friday morning in Pike County, about 70 miles east of Cincinnati.

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine confirmed that seven adults and one juvenile from the same family were shot to death execution-style at three homes in Piketon. An eighth body in a fourth location was discovered Friday afternoon. The Pike County Sheriff's office said three children survived the attack.

Ohio Gov. and Republican presidential candidate John Kasich has offered his thoughts on Twitter.

According to authorities, no arrests have been made. The suspect should be considered armed and dangerous.

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