Now investigating a homicide in pocomoke city.
This -- after three people were found dead.
47 a-b-c's lili zheng reports.
Track 1 jimmy reid and tory pinder say -- this sunday will be their church's hardest day.
As two members -- a man and woman police have not identified as of monday -- will be missing.
They were found dead in this home on the 22-hundred block of groton road.
I just couldn't believe it.
Like, out of all people...you know?
That's why you never know when your last day is.
You never know when your last breath is and...<snap in a nick of a time> track 2 according to the worcester county sheriff's office -- authorities were called to perform a welfare check late monday morning.
When they arrived at the home -- they came in contact with a man through the door.
He was very hard to understand, he was behind closed doors...they couldn't really understand him or speak with him track 3 lieutenant ed scheier of the worcester county sheriff's office tells 47 a-b-c -- police eventually made their way in -- discovered the two bodies -- and left to get a warrant.
After several unsuccessful attempts to make contact again with the man who came to the door -- lieutenant schreier says a tactical team used gas to try to force him out -- which ignited a fire.
Fire crews put out the fire -- and investigators went inside the home -- where they found the man at the door -- dead.
"we don't know if it's a homcide-suicide at this point, were still looking at that avenue."
Track 4 as for reid -- he says the loss will be felt throughout the church.
They were a part of the church, the church was their life as it is with all of us track 5 lili zheng, 47 a-b-c all three bodies -- will be transported to the chief medical examiner's office in baltimore for autopsies.
We are told the maryland state police homicide unit is the lead agency in this case.
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