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BETHALTO, ILL. –  The Major Case Squad was activated after three people were found dead in a Bethalto home late Thursday night.

The Bethalto Police Department received a request from the Hazelwood Police Department at 11:00 p.m. for a welfare check at a home in the 300 block of Mill Street and found the three bodies.

The victims have been described as Shari Yates, 59, her son Andrew Brooks, 30, and John McMillan, 32.  Yates and Brooks lived at the address on Mill and McMillan lived in Bethalto.  The incident remains an active scene and the deaths are still under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis at 618- 377-5266.