Several killings reported near Atkins

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The Pope County sheriff's office and the Arkansas State Police are investigating reports of the slayings of several people at a home near Atkins, according to a news release on the sheriff's office website late Friday.

At 5:14 p.m., deputies received a call about possible deaths at a residence in the 5100 block of Pine Ridge Road according to the release.

No further information was available Friday night.