3 dead in apparent murder-suicide may have been in apartment for days: neighbor

MIDDLETOWN – The three people who were found dead after an apparent murder-suicide in an apartment building in Middletown may have been there for several days.

Monica Dickens, who lives in the same apartment building on the 100 block of South Union Street, said a smell began to fill the building yesterday, prompting another neighbor to call the police.

She thought it may have been an animal until the officers, who responded to the welfare-check call, knocked on her door and asked her if she heard any gunshots over the last few days.

“I didn’t hear anything,” she said, still somewhat surprised at what had happened.

Police have not yet released the names of the deceased. She said a man, woman and a child lived in the apartment.

“They were always fighting, and I would always hear yelling,” Dickens said. “But I never expected all of this to

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