Four Found Dead In Suburban Texas Home

HOUSTON (January 31, 2014) Deputies were investigating Friday after four people were found dead in a home in the northwest Houston suburb of Cypress.

A Harris County Sheriff's Office statement says deputies making a welfare check found the bodies at around 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Capt. Rolf Nelson said at a news conference a friend of the family requested the welfare check because one of the adults hadn't been at work "in a couple of days."

Nelson said authorities believed the four were family members, but wouldn't provide details about the victims or how they died.

Investigators were awaiting a report from the Harris County medical examiner's office.