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The Macon County Sheriff’s Office was called to a residence on South Gravel Pit Road, near Harristown, regarding a 911 call from a resident requesting medical and police assistance. EMS personnel, as well as Macon County Sheriff’s deputies, responded to the location and upon arrival, emergency care was given to one adult female, who was taken to an area hospital treatment for serious injuries.

Upon further investigation of the scene, two deceased females were located inside the residents by emergency responders. The two victims, 23 year-old Lindsey J. Eaton and 57 year-old Cindanett L. Eaton, were pronounced dead at the scene by Macon County Coroner Michael E. Day.

The incident is being handled as a double homicide. The suspect was described as a white male, was immediately identified and leads were initiated to locate him. Police observed the suspect on foot in rural Mowequa and attempted to make a felony stop when he fled and foot pursuit was initiated.

The name of the suspect will not be released at this time until formal charges have been filed.

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