Police Investigating Deaths At Mandan Business
BREAKING Monday 10 AM: Mandan Police are investigating the discovery of a number of deceased bodies at a local business.
KXMB reports a "medical" call came in to the police department around 7;30 AM. Sources confirm that officers discovered the deceased bodies at the RJR Maintenance building in Mandan.
The police have released little detail as of noon Monday, but Deputy Chief Lori Flaten told the media the authorities will release more information throughout the day.
We'll update this story as more information becomes available.
*** UPDATE, April 1, 5:30 p.m. ***
During a press conference held by Mandan police at 5 p.m. Monday, it was revealed the bodies of three men and one woman were discovered at RJR Maintenance and Management, a business owned by Robert and Jackie Fakler.
At the press conference, Mandan Police Chief Jason Ziegler said his department will be treating the case as a multiple homicide. North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation will be assisting Mandan Police with the investigation, and the Morton County Sheriff's Office was also on the scene today.
The victims have yet to be identified, nor have police commented on how they died. Ziegler had no information to give on a possible suspect, but said he did not believe the public to be in danger.