3 found dead, baby unharmed inside Long Island home: authorities

Long Island

FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. — Three people were found dead inside a Long Island home Friday afternoon, Suffolk County authorities said.

Police said a man and two women were found fatally shot inside the home on Overlook Drive in Farmingville just after noon.

Along with the three victims, a baby was found unharmed in the home, officials said.

The man and one of the women were engaged, a woman who knew the couple told PIX11. The second woman was a friend who was staying with them, she said.

The Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad was investigating the circumstances surrounding the deaths.

Det. Lt. Kevin Beyrer said there were signs of forced entry, with a broken door jam discovered by investigators, although it’s not certain the damage was related to the crime.

The shooter remained at large, he said.

The victims were later identified by officials as Richard Castano, 31 and Diamond Schick, 24, who lived in the home; and Nyasia Knox, 20, of Georgia.

Two dogs were also found in the home unharmed.

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