Police say three people were found killed inside a house in Round Lake Beach Monday afternoon and a homicide investigation is underway.
The Round Lake Beach Police Department and Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District responded around 1:40 p.m. Monday to the 200 block of East Camden Lane in Round Lake Beach.
Round Lake Beach Deputy Police Chief Wayne Wilde said officers responded to a call of a well-being check at the residence.
Police arrived and found three people dead inside the home. The ages of the victims were not released.
Wilde said the incident is considered a homicide but did not elaborate further on it.
Evidence technicians with the Lake County Major Crime Task Force were requested to the scene.
Wilde said the homicides of the victims were “an isolated incident and there is no further risk to the public.”
A person of interest was taken into custody around 4:45 p.m. following a police pursuit and crash near Joliet, according to Round Lake Beach police and police radio traffic.
“This remains an active homicide investigation by the Round Lake Beach Police Department, therefore further details cannot be released at this time,” Wilde added.
The incident remains under investigation by the Round Lake Beach Police Department.