Police: Adult and 7 children found dead in Maryland home

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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.

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