It was likely a murder-suicide when four people were discovered shot to death in a wheat field in North Dakota on Tuesday, according to authorities.
Deputies discovered the bodies on Monday after someone notified authorities that four people were not breathing, according to Towner County Sheriff Andrew Hillier
They were not identified in the press statement, and Hillier did not provide a motive. He claimed in the release that evidence at the scene indicated the deaths were a murder-suicide.
He said that one of the bodies had a pistol in it.A request for further information elicited no quick response from Hillier.
He asserted his belief that the four individuals collaborated with the Forum News Service of Fargo. According to the source, there was farm equipment at the area on Tuesday that was shot at.
According to Hillier, an investigation into the deaths is still underway.