3 dead in homicide investigation on Sweet Birch Drive in Greensboro

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police announced Wednesday afternoon that a homicide investigation involves three deceased victims.

About a dozen officers were on the scene after an assault on Sweet Birch Drive in Greensboro.

At 11:14 a.m. Wednesday, police responded for a welfare check on the 3600 block of Sweet Birch Drive.

When they got to the scene, they say they witnessed an aggravated assault.

At about 2:20 p.m., police said they had begun investigating the case as a homicide.

Greensboro police are not releasing the names of the victims at this time.

No suspect information or information on how the victims were killed has been released.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact Greensboro/Guilford Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000.

FOX8 spoke with an out-of-town family member of one of the victims.

She tells FOX8 that a woman, two little girls, and a man lived at the home and were there when officers arrived. She said she got a disturbing phone call from the woman who lives there.

She was worried about the woman's state of mind and immediately called police to check on her and the well-being of the other people who live there.

That's what prompted the welfare check and proceeding homicide investigation.

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