COLE CAMP — Authorities say three people found dead in their west-central Missouri home were shot to death.
The bodies of 64-year-old Donnie Luetjen; his wife, Sharon Luetjen; and their 15-year-old granddaughter, Taron Luetjen, were found in their Cole Camp home Tuesday.
Sgt. Scott Meyer of the Missouri State Highway Patrol said Thursday that all three died of a gunshot wound. He would not say what type of gun was used or if there was an apparent break-in at the home.
Meyer said no suspects are in custody, but authorities are asking for the public's help. The victims were last seen Sunday.
The Rural Missouri Major Case Squad, a collection of officials from law enforcement agencies around the state, has been activated to help with the investigation.