Three girls under the age of 10 were found dead Friday morning in a Prince George, Maryland, home.
WUSA 9 reports that the girls were found dead by an adult family member in Clinton at about 7:30 Friday morning. All three girls were found with trauma to their bodies, but the exact cause of death is not yet known.
Investigators have not yet determined if the three girls were related to each other or how.
According to NBC News, the deaths are being treated as homicides, and there are no suspects in custody.
“We are now in the midst of a major investigation into what happened to these children and who killed them,” police spokesperson Jennifer Donelan told NBC News.
“We have not determined who the person responsible is yet.”
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.
Feature photo: WUSA 9 video screenshot