Stone County Sheriff’s Department along with Arkansas State Police are conducting two separate death investigations in the Ben area of Stone County.

Sheriff Bonds confirmed a total of four people in two different homes were deceased.

According to the Sheriff, the homes are less than one mile apart from each other.

The Sheriff stated that one victim is in their 50′s and the other three victims are believed to be in their 70′s in age.

Law enforcement stated that they are interviewing a person of interest but they are not considered a suspect at this point.

The sheriff’s department said in an earlier social media post there was not an active shooter, but they are urged people to remain in their homes and lock their doors.