The coroner’s office is releasing the ID cards of four people shot and killed in Butler Twp. neighbourhood

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UPDATE @ 4:13 PM

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office has released the identities of the four people shot and killed Friday afternoon.

The victims have been identified as:

  • Clyde Knox, an 82-year-old man

  • Eva Knox, a 78-year-old woman

  • Sarah Anderson, a 41-year-old woman

The coroner’s office also said a 15-year-old girl was killed in the shooting, but said her identity has not been released at this time.

A press conference is said to be held at 6 p.m.

We will update this story as we learn more.

UPDATE @12:05am:

Police are still on the scene in a Butler Township neighborhood where four people were shot and killed Friday afternoon.

In a statement, Butler Township Police Department said they are continuing to investigate the shooting and are being assisted by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Tobacco and Firearms.

>> PHOTOS: 4 dead after shooting in Butler Twp. neighbourhood

John Bedell of News Center 7 says there are three Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy cruisers on the corner of Hardwicke Place and Haverstraw Avenue, as well as a speed trailer in case a 39-year-old man, Stephen Marlow, returns to the area.

He has been identified as the prime suspect after Friday’s shooting in Butler Township.

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In the statement, Butler Township said information indicates that Marlow may have left Ohio.

The FBI’s Cincinnati office posted on social media that he had ties to Indianapolis, Chicago, and Lexington and might be in one of those cities.

Marlow was last seen in a white 2007 Ford Edge with Ohio license plate JES 9806.

Porter said Marlow should not be approached if spotted and considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, call 911 immediately.

The victims of the shooting have not yet been identified by police.

Police said they are anticipating a press conference later in the day, but have not said an exact time.

This is a story in development. We will update this as we know more.

PREVIOUS REPORT Aug 5 at 23:49:

Four people are dead and police are looking for a 39-year-old man they identified as a person of concern after the Butler Twp shooting. Friday.

Police were dispatched to Hardwicke Place and Haverstraw Avenue just before noon over reports of gunfire, Butler Township Police Chief John Porter said Friday afternoon. Police found multiple crime scenes and four people who had been shot. They were all pronounced dead on the spot, Porter said.

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It is unknown at this time if anyone else was injured in the shooting.

>> PHOTOS: 4 dead after shooting in Butler Twp. neighbourhood

Porter identified Stephen Marlow, 39, as a person of interest in the shooting. Marlow is described at 5-foot 11-inches and 160 pounds. He has short brown hair and was last seen wearing shorts and a yellow t-shirt.

Marlow was last seen in a white 2007 Ford Edge with Ohio license plate JES 9806.

Porter said Marlow should not be approached if spotted and considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, call 911 immediately.

A man who spoke to our news crew identified himself as the father and grandfather of two people who died in the Hardwicke Place incident. The man said he learned that his daughter and 15-year-old granddaughter were both dead.

Don McGuire has lived in the area for over two decades.

McGuire said three weeks ago that his wife ran into Stephen Marlow. The McGuire’s live two doors down from the Marlow’s.

“She asked him if he was feeling well because he didn’t seem to be. He had a strange look on his face that scared her,’ Don recalled.

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McGuire’s wife told Marlow’s mother about the interaction.

“His mom told her that they actually know he has mental illness, but they don’t lock him up,” Don said.

Our crews at the scene reported that investigators have cordoned off two houses on Hardwicke Place with police tape. A third home on Haverstraw Avenue was also locked and investigators entered the home.

The victims of the shooting have not yet been identified by police.

>> Butler Twp. Deadly Shooting: What We Learned About the Person of Interest

According to Porter, the Dayton Bomb Squad was called to the scene “out of an abundance of caution”. Our crew at the scene captured a photo of a man in an FBI tactical vest. News Center 7 has contacted the Federal Bureau of Investigation to confirm their involvement in the investigation. We are waiting for a response.

At around 7:30 PM, our crews at the scene said the crime scene tape had been removed from the area and the crews had begun to clear.

This is a story in development. We will update this as we know more.

Photo by John Bedell/Staff

Photo by John Bedell/Staff

Photo by John Bedell/Staff

Photo by John Bedell/Staff

Drone footage from Sky 7 shows the ongoing shooting investigation at a Butler Twp.  House.  (Chuck Hamlin/staff)

Drone footage from Sky 7 shows the ongoing shooting investigation at a Butler Twp. House. (Chuck Hamlin/staff)

Members of the Dayton Police Bomb Squad and a person in FBI gear stand near the site of a major investigation after four people are shot and killed in Butler Twp.  (WHIO staff)

Members of the Dayton Police Bomb Squad and a person in FBI gear stand near the site of a major investigation after four people are shot and killed in Butler Twp. (WHIO staff)

Kayla McDermott/Staff

Kayla McDermott/Staff

Kayla McDermott/Staff

Kayla McDermott/Staff

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