Police: 17-year-old, 18-year-old found dead in Calumet Township


LAKE COUNTY, Ind. — Police in Northwest Indiana are investigating after an 18-year-old and a 17-year-old were found dead Friday in unincorporated Calumet Township.

Police said the girlfriend of one of the victims called 911 just before noon after visiting his home in the 3900 block of West 51st Street.

The girlfriend stated she had been trying to contact her boyfriend by phone and then discovered two teens, later identified as Elijah Robinson, 18, and Maxwell Kroll, 17.

Upon arrival, Lake County Sheriff’s officers discovered the victims, who were reportedly friends, and pronounced them dead just after 1 p.m.

Police are conducting a double homicide investigation.

If you have any information, you can contact police at 219-755-3400.


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