Madison County Sheriff: Three people dead after incident at home

An incident in Madison County left three people dead Tuesday, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.

Around 4 a.m. sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a home on Elmwood Drive to assist Madison County EMS with an incident. The sheriff’s office said Ben Masters was found dead inside the home and two others, Sherry Hammerle, 47; and Evonne Hammerle, 39, were transported to Baptist Health Richmond Hospital.

Sherry Hammerle and Evonne Hammerle were declared dead at the hospital, according to the sheriff’s office.

Autopsy and toxicology reports are pending, according to the sheriff’s office. An investigation is ongoing.