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eight family members. nick valencia is in piketon, ohio with more. >> reporter: i just spoke to a state official on background. they tell me no arrest is imminent, but that they are advancing their investigation. we're expecting to get more information at a press conference about 30 minutes from now. we saw about a dozen agents take off in a specific direction. we're told they were following up on a lead. no people have been connected to this killing. they don't have a suspect or a motive related to this. the pain here is evident. everyone has a personal story, it seems, that we've come across of the rhoden family. they're described overwhelmingly as hard working people. that pain of what happened here friday morning was made all the more clear when we got our hands on 911 tapes. we want to play portions of that
for you. we have to warn you, some people may find it graphic. it is difficult to hear, the sound of agony as a relative discovers members of her family have been murdered in cold blood. >> tell me what's going on. >> there's blood all over the house. my brother-in-law is the bedroom. >> reporter: the ruthless killings apparently calculated attacks. police tell cnn they believe the suspect or suspects were familiar with the victims. the seven adults and one 16-year-old apparent targets. but why? police have not released a motive or named a suspect. for this tiny town of about 2,000 people in southern ohio, the senseless nature of the slayings is simply too much to understand. >> it's just unbelievable,
really, this has taken place. >> reporter: phil fulton was pastor to sufficient the victims. one of the victims was killed next to her 4-day-old baby. >> i cannot believe how anyone could kill a mother with her 4-day-old baby in her arms. it's -- that's out of my realm of thinking that anyone could do that, how heartless. >> reporter: with no official leads, late saturday, an ohio businessman offered $25,000 of his own money to help catch the killer or killers. jeff ruby has no connection to the family, but says that he wanted to get the word out to find the person or people responsible for this. >> okay. stay out of the house. don't let anybody go in there, okay? >> yeah. >> deputies are on the way, okay? >> all right. thank you.
[ crying ] >> reporter: we spent the day at a local restaurant here in town in piketon, ohio. it's all anyone can talk about, the scope of what happened here. those eight people that were murdered execution style. this is not something this community can really come to grips with or understand. this has never happened here before. they have an occasional murder here, but this is something they've never seen before. we did speak with one of the best friends of dana rhoden, she described them of being like family. there's a lot of speculation clearly in this community. people have come up to us talking about the drug problem in this area. i asked the best friend of the rhodens if they were connected at all to that atmosphere. she told me that everyone has skeletons in the closet, even the rhoden family, but that overall they were good people. dana rhoden worked at a nursing
home here locally. she was at work until 11:00 p.m. the murders apparently happened around 7:30 in the morning. that's when that 911 call came in. $25,000 reward is being offered by a cincinnati restaurant owner. cincinnati is about two hours away from here. that person, no connection to the family, but felt compelled by the ruthless nature of what has happened here. we have a 4:30 p.m. press conference scheduled with the attorney general from ohio. hopefully we'll get more information about this. no motive and no suspect has been named. >> we'll check back with you. thank you so much. meanwhile, on the political trail, we are awaiting donald trump to arrive at his rally in hagerstown, maryland. trump and the other presidential candidates making final pushes before those contests. trump also hoping to make a big
sweep and increase his delegate lead. let's go to jason carol at the trump rally in maryland. this seems in step with so many of his rallies. people will gather inside a hangar to get a nice vantage point of his plane landing presumably? >> reporter: i think when it comes to this rally, whether it's in a hangar or auditorium or arena, there's one sort of common theme that we see at all of these rallies. it's donald trump being himself. they lining the name calling. we heard it yesterday in bridgeport. expect also to hear him go on a little bit more about the delegate system. he's been very critical, as you know, of the delegate system, saying that he thinks it's crooked, that it's rigged. ted cruz weighing in on this saying that donald trump and his team are a bunch of whiners.
earlier today, as you know, donald trump jr. speaking to jake tapper on state of the union saying the only way ted cruz can get votes is to bribe delegates. that is his only way of going forward according to donald trump jr. there's been calls for donald trump sr. to be more presidential. he did speak about that yesterday. in doing so, mocking hillary clinton, her robotic ways, if you will, as she takes the stage. don't look for donald trump to be more presidential. look for donald trump to be just what the people here came to see and hear, trump be himself. >> jason, thanks so much. moving to the democrats now, and the warning from hillary clinton. the presidential candidate
wasting no time throwing stones at the gop, american rights are at stake if there is a vote for the other side. >> every time donald trump says one of the things he says, lot of people are surprised or shocks. but after a while, with so many of those comments, those insults, the kind of demagoguery we are seeing from him, you have to ask yourself, what really is at stake in this election. and one of the things that is at stake are our rights because the republicans want to undermine and set back our rights. so when trump says things like bar all muslims from coming into the country, that is heard -- that is heard not only in the arenas in which he is speaking, that is heard around the world. we have to build a coalition to defeat isis and we have to build that coalition with a lot of
muslim majority nations. and i know how hard it is to build a coalition because i built the one that imposed sanctions on iran and drove them finally to the negotiating table to put a lid on their nuclear weapons program. >> let's bring in cnn's chris freights. why do you think she is pivoting that focus to donald trump, to the general election? >> it's largely because she's in very friendly territory here. voters going to the polls on tuesday in states like maryland, pennsylvania, rhode island, connecticut, delaware. those are ail places where she's expected to do very well. we saw that this morning. these are african-american churches in philadelphia. and remember, her strength is among the african-american community and a big reason she's leading bernie sanders. in fact, if you look at the math here, sanders now needs to win more than 80% of the remaining delegates at stake. hillary clinton needs just about
30%. that's part of the reason she has the luxury of starting to pivot toward the general election. we're seeing her do that by taking on republicans, but namely donald trump. she's been hammering the billionaire on the stump. increasingly, she's keeping an eye on november and that general election while she really tries to continue to sew up that nomination and she wants to win big in those five states on tuesday. >> how about for bernie sanders? what is he gearing up for in terms of tuesday? >> certainly he's trying to cut into her lead. we've seen him take a couple different approaches. yesterday, he was taking on clinton directly. today in rhode island, he barely mentioned her. he hasn't seemed to settle on a consistent strategy for how to take on hillary clinton. you know, that's no surprise. the northeast, kind of tough territory for sanders. he's trailing clinton by double
digits in maryland and pennsylvania according to recent polls. he does attract thousands of people still to his rallies, and he's hoping those supporters will then show up at the polls. like many of these sanders supporte supporters, they're independents. there's only one of the states voting on tuesday that allow independents to participate. the other four are only open to registered democrats. we've seen sanders vowing to stay in the contest until the end. looks like he'll have the money and support to do just that. >> thank you so much. >> tuesday is the big day. five states holding primary. cnn will have coverage all day. >> also straight ahead, president barack obama has a big meeting tomorrow morning in germany. why is he pushing so hard for a new trade deal? that's next.
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meeting with the german chancellor and pressing hard for europeans to get on board. there have been some protests and the president acknowledged there are suspicions over free trade. >> with respect to trade, i think what you're seeing around the world is people are unsettled by globalization. and although trade has brought enormous benefits to many of our countries engaged in trade, typically jobs produced from exports have higher wages and benefits. people visibly see a plant moving and jobs lost and the narrative develops that this is weakening rather than strengthening the position of ordinary people and ordinary
workers. and it's forcing them to compete with low wage labor. that i think is what drives a lot of suspicion understandably of these trade deals. >> cnn's traveling with the president and joins us now from germany. germany is one of the most powerful allies in europe, but this is not making it any easier. >> reporter: that's right. there has been opposition out there, especially in austria and germany. we saw some 30,000 people on the streets hanover germany aposed to this. a lot of these trade negotiations, they have been in secret. they involve lobbyists for big companies, people on the inside. and those opposed feel like, where's the people's voice in all of this.
do these trade deals ultimately just benefit big corporations. you heard the president talking about the workers and where is their place in these deals. so, yeah, there's tension over this out there, it's on shaky ground, it's unclear whether it's going to go through. the u.s. has really been pushing it. by the white house has long said that this is really going to open doors, it's going to create jobs, it's going to be good for all of the economies involved by making trade easier. similar to what we've heard with the tpp, the transpacific partnership that's also in the works. today, president obama said it's unlikely that these are the going to be ratified during his term. they might be completed by that time, but the future is very much in question with these deals. >> meantime, we're also hearing from the u.n. security council who strongly say they strongly
condemn the north korean missile launch. president obama also addressed north korea. to what extent? >> reporter: first of all, you have another provocation, even after the unprecedented sanctions worked out by the u.n. against north korea in the hope hopes that that would change north korea's behavior. it hasn't. this could be is missile launched from a submarine for the first time. is that a significant development? today at the press conference, the president was asked about north korea making an offer, saying they would halt their program if the u.s. and south korea stopped their work on missile defense. the answer was no, that he doesn't see that as serious. but he talked about the continued threat and the continued provocation. listen. >> what is clear is that north korea continues to engage in
continuous provocative behavior, that they have been actively pursuing a nuclear program, an ability to launch nuclear weapons and although more often than not they fail in many of these tests, they gain knowledge each time they engage in these tes tests. >> reporter: north korea wants engagement with the u.s. the problem is, whenever it gets down to it or those talks are approached, even in a very preliminary way, the north koreans eventually don't want to take their nuclear program off the table. that's really been a prerequisite. once they start talking about ending their nuclear program and putting that on the table first thing, then we'll talk about having those talks. >> all right.
traveling with the president in germany, thanks so much. meantime, a brand-new series of reports kicking off on "new day" tomorrow on cnn right on the heels of her heartbreaking reporting of the girls kidnapped by boko haram. how the nigerian government is slowly gaining ground in its fight against boko haram. >> reporter: two years ago,th when we visited after the parents described how they followed the trail of their daughters to the entry point of the forest and were unable to move any further. the nigerian government has been able to start clawing back territory here from boko haram, but the for tress, the territory right in the center, that is still where they're moving towards. >> the new report tomorrow starting at 6:00 a.m. eastern on "new day" on cnn.
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we are all immersed in the purple and we're all thinking about these great memories of prince, the magic of his music, the magic of the man. there are some moments that happen only once in a lifetime. one of them happened back in 1983 when three legends rocked one stage. ♪ >> i introduce prince. ♪ >> prince, you got to do something. you got to do something. >> the two of those legends really inspired by that one right there, james brown.
talking about michael jackson and prince. they've said it and you can see it in their music and you can see it there in prince, in his style. what a moment. that was back in 1983. now, less than 30 years later, the two worlds would intersect yet again with prince teaming up with the james brown academy of music pupils for a benefit concert. and then if you think about it, the merging of those three lives now in infamy. joining us right now, deah na brown thams and yama brown, daughters of the late soul singer. >> thank you very having us. >> what a convergence of incredible lives, these iconic figures, all on that one stage. that's one thing. what do you all know about how that came together? it clearly was very spontaneous with james brown saying wait a minute, i see michael jackson,
michael telling him prince, you get up here. >> dad often referred to michael and prince as his musical sons. before we get too deep, i want to take this time to offer my condolences to prince's family, friends and people who worked for him, were very close to him. just know that so many people loved him. >> it's so nice, because i was looking and listening at a recent recording, that concert right here in atlanta. i wish i was able to go to it. you could hear people in the audience yelling i love you. >> we were two of those. >> you were. and i thought to myself how wonderful that he got to hear those words. clearly he knew people loved him because we would buy his music, wear purple. but we got to hear those words. he would respond back. >> yes. >> how lovely. >> it was powerful. with just a piano and a
microphone. you could imagine, used to seeing him with a whole band. but he rocked the house and was so personable. >> and sounded so great. >> he really did. >> he didn't sound like he was sick or anything was wrong with him. it really was a different way to see prince i. it was such an honor. >> it really was an honor. >> there are so many things that i want to talk to you-all about. your foundation to really impart the gift of music, the beauty of music, the opportunity to young people. and it was not a hard sell to get prince on board. how did that happen? and these people would get a chance to see him up close and personal, and perform for him. >> and dance with him on stage. prince was so much into james brown, so he even hired a couple
of gentlemen who were his road managers. derek wilson later on in the late '90s. >> prince's managers. >> yes. it kind of gave him insight of how james brown did things. derek wilson talked to prince, let him know about these students. when van jones and prince got together for the rebuild concert in chicago in 2012, they offered to fly the children out. this was a lifetime experience for these students. they will never forget this. and i am so thankful that he gave these children this opportunity. he believed in music education and put his money where his mouth is. >> we're all learning so much more about him. he was so private. and we're learning that he was so much more philanthropic than any of us could have known. he said, not only do i want to
give, i don't really want the publicity. i just want to do it for those who are receiving. >> i felt like it was more so to do with him being so grounded and spiritual. and just wanting to give and not receive. because he was able to give so much more to people than really taking in. he lived and breathed music. everything he did was about music. >> he was sweating -- he exuded music in every way. >> god gave him -- he gave right back. that's what these young students from the james brown academy of music pupils were able to experience. this was four years ago. they've graduated now. they're in college. they can look back and see the magnitude of the experience that they received. >> it just speaks to the person that he is, the giant that he is, to be able to give us all this music, all these memories.
i think about it, "purple rain" in studio, movies this weekend. you go back to your childhood. he's still giving more and more and to generations to come. >> you know, here we are talking about honoring him, paying tribute, how he meant so much to so many of our lives. i grew up with all of his music. my husband and i met in a prince club. we married in 1999. there is that feeling of it being so personal. for you all it's personal in a different way, you knew him, you met him. yamma, you were telling me his death triggers what you were feeling at the passing of your dad. he's kcremated and how a sense f relief there must be for his family members, knowing what you've gone through, also with
your dad. >> he's still a brother, still a cousin, a nephew. >> i kept on saying it felt like a family member had passed. those same emotions come back up. you know what it is to go through that. our heart goes out to the family. to be able to go through all of this. we know everybody, all the fans, we want to pay our respects to prince and be there for the funeral, but you have to let the family grieve, have that private moment. and then -- >> that's hard to do when it's a public person and someone so grand as james brown, as prince. in the case of your dad, there were three funerals and tributes. in the case of prince, do you think there will be something in a public way or do you think what we're seeing outside of paisley park, that is the public
moment to emote? >> i think there will be something public. of course i don't know for sure. i suspect he's like, got to let the fans having something. i'm sure their family will want to give back and let people pay respects to them and just get a chance to celebrate him one more time. >> i want to remember him as the humanitarian that he was by giving these children that opportunity and they can look back and say, i have a personal connection with prince. >> what a gift. >> that is and always will be my fondest memory of prince. >> thanks so much. >> thank you. >> thanks for helping us all remember the greatness of prince and james brown. ♪ don't have to be cool to rule my world ♪ ♪ i just want your extra time
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all right. welcome back. i'm fredricka whitfield. the road to the white house, bernie sanders he's not condemning actress row rosario dawson after he brought up monica lewinsky at a rally. >> we are really depending for ourselves right now. we are literally irnd attack for not just supporting the other candidate. now, i'm with monica lewinsky with this. bullying is bad. she's actually dedicated her life now to talking about that. and now as a campaign strategy, we are being bullied. >> today, sanders responded with jake tapper on "state of the union." >> rosario is a great actress and she's doing a great job for us. she's been a passionate fighter to see that we increase the
voter turnout, that we fight for racial, economic, environmental justice. what our job right now is to contrast our views compared to secretary clinton. that's what a campaign is about. what i will be doing in this campaign is an issue-oriented way. not by personal attacks, but by contrasting our view to secretary clinton. >> let's talk more with brian morganstern and ellis. we touched on this a little bit last time we were all together. ellis, let's pick up where you left off. you said expectations in your view should be fairly low what some supporters might say. but then, if you're hillary clinton, how is she bracing herself for perhaps more of this kind of, i guess, dialogue? >> hold on a second, fred. what rosario said made her sound like a nitwit.
bullying, come on. grow up. this ain't hollywood anymore. i have zero sympathy for the whining of rosario. am i clear about that? >> if you're hillary clinton and you're her camp, how do you prepare for more of this. donald trump has already promised, if it's him, if it's her, going neck and neck in the general election, there will be more about monica lewinsky, the transgressions of the former president, et cetera. >> don't worry about the celebrities because they don't know anything. they don't actually know anything. now, as for attacks on hillary, sure. everybody's going to attack hillary. their going to go back to the rose law firm and all that crazy land deals in arkansas. my prediction is that it's all
going to have very little imimpact. go find something fresh. >> if the view is not that bernie sanders is not condemning it enough, what kind of reflection does this have on him? >> he's getting to have his cake and eat it too. he gets to have someone else get into the more unsavory attacks and have them out there and predenipr pretend to be above the fray. it plays into this notion that hillary is part of the big, bad clinton machine and bernie is sticking up for the little guy. that's a very appealing message. this actually plays into that notion in terms of framing her, in terms of defining hillary as crooked and otherwise. you know, her past is sort of the fixer who would attack bill's accusers and destroy their credibility plays into that notion, that she's the big
bad clinton machine and bernie is sticking up for the little guy. >> brian, hold on a second. that particular attack is what, that the lady's husband had an affair, so we're going to be mad at her about that? that doesn't even make any sense. >> it's not about that. it has to do with the fact that hillary -- there are accusers out there who said that hillary ruined their lives. that she went after them and attacked her credibility and made it permission to destroy them. her surrogates have said that the best defense is a good offense. she goes after the source of negative information. that's been her strategy. i expect her -- >> so this is kind of a hint that it might be relitigated, a few times more. let's talk about hillary clinton, her position, and her appeal from someone very unexpected.
charles koch, one of the billionaire koch brothers, viewed as villains in the democratic party for a very long time, had a very interesting perspective on the presidential race and hillary clinton. so listen. >> is it possible another clinton could be better than another republican? >> it's possible. >> you couldn't see yourself supporting hillary clinton hillary clinton could you? >> well, her -- we would have to believe her actions would be quite different than her rhetoric, let me put it that way. >> so brian, what do you interpret in that answer? >> that -- the very thing that progressive dislike about hillary, which is her malleability is exactly what the kochs like about her. that they don't actually believe that she believes what she's saying, that she would govern like a pragmatist and follow the polls, similar to the way her husband governed. that seems to be what's getting
this back handed endorsement from the kochs and what's been giving clinton trouble in the primaries. >> hillary clinton did tweet out she didn't necessarily want the endorsement, and that's pretty interesting. especially when they say they want every vote, but then i don't want yours. >> i'm not sure he was offering hundreds of millions of dollars, which is his usual calling card. i don't know, for hillary, i do not think that things go better with koch. >> very good. coke or pepsi. brian, ellis, thanks so much. good to see you guys. stay right here on cnn. there are five, yes, five states on the primaries on tuesday. cnn will have complete coverage. more on the race for the white house straight ahead. >> but first, at cnn, we like to recognize people who go above and beyond. here's a look at one man who is doing everything he can to help kids with disabilities.
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following break news out of ohio where we're expecting investigators to give us an update on the man hunt for the person or persons wanted for the cold-blooded execution style murders of eight family members. you see the live pictures right there. the podium is ready to go. we're waiting for the attorney general and local police officers to take to the microphones there and explain what they know. of course, when that happens, we'll take you there. meantime, i want to bring in tom fuentes. this is a very troublesome crime and very difficult one in which to investigate. all we know is, there is that 91 call. there was a family member who called in saying that she thought her brother-in-law had
been beaten to death. and then of course she said there was blood everywhere. how do investigators go about trying to piece together what happened here, especially when the dispatcher told her, leave, because they wanted to make sure none of the evidence was compromised. what happened in your view when investigators arrived at that scene? >> well, i think, first of all, the main thing is going to be that they have four separate crime scenes that are going to require meticulous crime scene forensic evidence, to see any evidence that would link the shooter or shooters can be found. then they're going to have to do an extensive background on every single member of that family, and not just the ones that were victims, but other extended family members that mafy have been targeted for some type of vendetta, maybe just someone that hated the family for some
reason and wanted to send a message. and the real victim may not even be among the deceased. it's going to be a very difficult investigation to try to figure out what the exact underlying motive is to murder all those families. it's not like they come across a crime scene and other family members are there, go ahead and murder the other witnesses. this is at four separate houses, so it's clear that this is more than just a crime of opportunity to kill one person and murder whoever else is at the home. all these people were targeted. >> and cnn correspondent nick valencia is also there in piketon, ohio. you're there awaiting that press conference. i wonder if you can give us the layout of how rural a setting were these houses where the crimes occurred. in other words, what is the potential for eyewitnesss to see vehicles, you know, come and go or is it that -- these
properties so removed that it's easy for someone to kind of appear and disappear. >> reporter: the property, the crime scene locations, four separate locations. from our understanding, we haven't been able to go there to the crime scenes, but it is a 30-mile area that houses separate separate mobile homes where these shootings took place. we spoke to a neighbor earlier this morning who said he was home at the time of the shooting but didn't hear anything. he lives in a log cabin. he wouldn't have heard anything anyway. there is intense speculation in the communicate that this may have had something to do with drugs, simply by the sheer ruthless nature of it. we were talking about potential criminal activity. we've spoken to local law enforcement here, and they tell us that they were very familiar with the rhoden family. that led us to dig into court records where we discovered one of the victims had a criminal past.
arrested for domestic violence, minor infractions. there were others who had multiple drug arrests. now, we haven't beenabletoget that confirmed. we're standing by with this new information that's expected to come out from this 4:45 press conference that is running late. that's the rumor. that this had to do something with revenge just by the way it happened. the only survivors being a 4-day-old baby, a 3-year-old and a 6-month-old. we're hoping to get more information. i spoke to a state official who tells me that they have advanced their investigation. what that exactly means, we're not entirely clear. we're hoping the attorney general answers those questions in a few minutes. >> and then, tom, i wonder, people who live in that vicinity of course are thinking about their own personal security.
what kind of information might investigators want to impart to people as they continue to investigate, to, i guess, allay fears of neighbors who may be within the same community where some of the mobile homes were or even if they live a couple miles away from the properties where these crimes happened? >> in researching the story, it sounds like the authorities are already trying to allay the fears of members of the community and let them know this seems to them that the rhoden family and members of the rhoden family and even other extended members who aren't among the deceased appear to be the targets and trying to basically tell them that they're not at risk. i think that in itself is a rather risky proposition to be that speculative because if there's going to be further attempts on other members of that family or others that may have been involved, this could be an extended conspiracy beyond
the rhoden family, if that's what's behind this. to me it might be premature to tell the community they have nothing to worry about. you obviously have some very dangerous person or persons on the loose there that are just psychopathic killers. >> tom fuentes, nick valencia, thanks so much. we continue to watch developments there and this press conference about to get under way. we'll be right back. here's the plan. you grow up wanting to be a lawyer, because your dad's a lawyer. and you land a job with a 401k and meet your wife. you're surprised how much you both want kids, and equally surprised you can't have them. so together, you adopt a little boy... and then his two brothers... and you up your life insurance because four people depend on you now.
welcome back. want to take you to piketon, ohio, for this press conference. eight members of one family killed execution style. let's listen in. >> at this time, i have deputies from my county and other counties that are keeping the scene secured for the bci agents and the investigators, deputy sheriffs that have completed the searches of the residences in case there's something that they may need to go back to. i want to stress that this investigation is very large, one, probably the largest in pike county that we've ever had and been a part of. it's very tragic. there's a family that's lost eight members. i want everybody to be patient, but understand that we are working around the clock 24
hours a day, working on every lead that comes in, all the tips, conducting the interviews. we will provide information as we can. but this is going to be a very lengthy process. right now, i have a team from odrc, the star team, that are going to the scenes. they are going to go to the wooded areas of each and every one of these scenes. there's 38 members. to make sure that there is absolutely nothing that was missed or nothing of evidentiary value in the woods. if something is located, they will secure it, contact an
investigator, an agent with bci. that will be collected and sent to the appropriate lab for testing. i want to reach out and thank everyone who has sent units, county services, red cross, other people that provided food, children's services, the prosecutor's office, state highway patrol, socf, everyone that's came together and offered to help. we've had hundreds of people in the last days that's come to pike county to assist in this very lengthy and very horrible investigation that we're dealing with. i'm going to let attorney general dewine speak. >> sheriff, thank you very much. let me try to give a summary of what has been done so far. we have received over 100 tips.
we've had conducted between 50 and 60 interviews and interviews are continuing right now as we speak. there have been over 100 personnel involved in this investigation. five search warrants have been executed, four crime scenes have been worked. as the sheriff just told you, some additional searching is being done. let me mention for a moment the crime scene. those crime scenes we told you were finished being worked early in the morning yesterday, but they are still being maintained and secured by the sheriff. this is at our request. and