The Kansas Bureau of Investigation released this statement at 9:03 a.m. Monday concerning three people found dead on Spring Lake Road Sunday night. 

HARVEY COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), and the Harvey County Sheriff’s Office are continuing the investigation into the homicides of three individuals who were found Sunday evening in the 8600 block of North Spring Lake Road, in rural Moundridge, Kansas.


Upon arriving at the scene, deputies discovered three bodies outside the residence. The preliminary investigation indicates that the victims died of gunshot wounds. Also found at the residence was an 18 month old child who was unharmed. The names of the victims are not being released at this time, pending notification of families.


Immediately following the incident, law enforcement requested assistance locating a maroon vehicle. This vehicle has since been found due to the assistance of many concerned citizens of Harvey County. We thank them for their calls and tips.


Investigators do feel this is a targeted event. Investigation into this matter will continue. 


If you have information related to this crime, please contact the KBI at 1-800-KS-CRIME or the Harvey County Sheriff’s Office at (316) 284-6960.


The agencies assisting in this investigation are the KBI, the Harvey County Sheriff’s Office, the Newton Police Department, the Halstead Police Department, the Kansas Highway Patrol.