Police Say 4 Beatings In Different Homes Are All Connected

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BUCYRUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in a small Ohio city are trying to figure out who killed four men in four separate homes.

Police in Bucyrus (byoo-SY’-rus) say the fatal beatings are related. Two bodies were found Monday, and the other two were discovered Tuesday morning.

A man came into the police station and led deputies to the last two bodies. He is in custody, but hasn’t been charged. Prosecutor Matthew Crall told reporters Tuesday night that “charges will be filed as soon as possible.” The victims’ names haven’t been released.

Some of the residents of the town of 12,000 about 65 miles north of Columbus say they are now worried about their safety in a place unaccustomed to a lot of violent crime.

Crall and police officials didn’t immediately return messages Wednesday.

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