- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 17, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Latest on a killing at a home in an upscale suburban Indianapolis neighborhood that left a woman and her young son dead (all times local):

6:30 p.m.

The president of Wabash College says everyone on the campus is deeply saddened by the shooting deaths of a woman and her young son that police blame on a school employee.

The private, all-male liberal arts college in Crawfordsville was put on lockdown and police officers searched its buildings during an hourslong manhunt Wednesday for 61-year-old Lucius Oliver Hamilton III.

Police say Hamilton fatally shot himself Wednesday afternoon in a downtown Indianapolis hotel. Hamilton was the college’s senior major gifts officer.

Wabash President Gregory Hess said in a statement that the school was cooperating fully with investigators and that counseling services were being provided for students and employees.

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5:25 p.m.

A sheriff says investigators believe a dispute over money from a family trust led a man to fatally shoot his niece and her young son in their suburban Indianapolis home.

Boone County Sheriff Mike Nielsen says the trust involved millions of dollars and had been a lingering issue the last few years.

Sixty-one-year-old Lucius Oliver Hamilton III was the subject of a manhunt for several hours before state police say he fatally shot himself Wednesday afternoon inside a downtown Indianapolis hotel room.

Nielsen says 31-year-old Katherine Giehll and her son, 4-year-old Raymond Peter Giehll IV, were found dead Wednesday morning inside their Zionsville home, just northwest of Indianapolis.

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4:50 p.m.

Police say officers had just knocked on a downtown Indianapolis hotel room door when a man sought in the fatal shootings of his niece and her young son fired shots that killed himself.

State police Capt. Dave Bursten says 61-year-old Lucius Oliver Hamilton III acknowledged that officers were outside the fourth-floor room of a Hilton hotel before two shots were fired from inside about 3 p.m. Wednesday. Bursten says Hamilton was found dead from a self-inflicted head wound.

Hamilton had been the subject of a manhunt since shortly after 31-year-old Katherine Giehll and her 4-year-old son, Raymond Peter Giehll IV, were found dead Wednesday morning in their Zionsville home, just northwest of Indianapolis.

Boone County Sheriff Mike Nielsen says investigators don’t yet know a motive for the slayings.

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4:15 p.m.

Police say a man wanted in connection with the fatal shootings of his niece and her young son in suburban Indianapolis has killed himself at an Indianapolis hotel.

Indiana State Police Capt. Dave Bursten says 61-year-old Lucius Oliver Hamilton III was found dead of self-inflicted gunshot wounds at a hotel one block from the Indiana Statehouse on Wednesday afternoon.

Hamilton had been the subject of a manhunt since shortly after the bodies of 31-year-old Katherine Giehll and her son, 4-year-old Raymond Peter Giehll IV, were found in their home in Zionsville, just northwest of Indianapolis. Boone County Sheriff Mike Nielsen says the bodies were found Wednesday morning.

Nielsen hasn’t revealed a motive for the slayings.

Hamilton was employed at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, which authorities locked down and searched while Hamilton was at large.

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2:45 p.m.

A sheriff has identified the woman and child found shot to death in their home in an upscale suburban Indianapolis neighborhood.

Boone County Sheriff Mike Nielsen says 31-year-old Katherine Giehll was found shot to death just inside the home in Zionsville and her son, 4-year-old Raymond Peter Giehll IV, was found in a living room where he had been watching television.

Nielsen says he believes a neighbor found the bodies around 8 a.m. Wednesday.

He says authorities are searching for a 61-year-old uncle of the woman who’s believed to be armed and dangerous. The man is employed by Wabash College in nearby Crawfordsville. The campus has been placed on lockdown and is being searched. Classes have been canceled there for the rest of the day.

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