Police: Adult and 7 children found dead in Maryland home

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — Police say seven children and one adult, all related, have been found dead in a Maryland home.

Officers from the Princess Anne Police Department say no foul play is suspected. They were sent to the home Monday after being contacted by a concerned co-worker of the adult.

A news release from the department says the juveniles ranged in age from 6 to 16. Police did not give an age for the adult or say how the deceased were all related.

News photos from the scene showed a small, single-story home with yellow siding and brown shutters, marked off with yellow police tape. A small crowd gathered in front of the home, near a police SUV.

Princess Anne is the county seat of Somerset County on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.