CHICAGO (CBS) — There was no evidence of a violent crime after two people were found dead in a van Wednesday afternoon in Chesterton, Indiana, police said.
Officers responded about noon to a report of two unconscious people in a parked van at the BP gas station at 525 Indian Boundary Road, according to the Chesterton Police Department.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cool Lake Breeze Next 3 Days
Paramedics responded and both people were pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
“We want to stress that there is no evidence that any violent crime occurred,” police said in a statement posted to the department’s Facebook page. “The incident is believed to be drug-related.”READ MORE: How Will Chicago Police Hold Officers Accountable on New Search Warrant Rules? City Officials Sidestepped The Question
The cause of death was not immediately determined and the investigation is ongoing by Chesterton police and the Porter County coroner’s office.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Chesterton Police Department at (219) 926-1136.MORE NEWS: Lightfoot, CPD Announce Changes To Search Warrant Policies; Police To Begin Tracking Wrong Raids Resulting From Faulty Information
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