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Convicted killer and son are found shot to death

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MAUMELLE, Ark. (AP) — A convicted murderer and his 5-year-old son were found shot to death Saturday, more than a week after they were reported missing.

Police Chief Sam Williams said that while the investigation was continuing there was no indication a third person was involved.

Louis Peyton Sr., 35, picked up his son, Louis Peyton Jr., from school Jan. 16. Neither had been seen since.

Family members said they were worried because Peyton Sr. had been diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and apparently left without his medication. The bodies were found in a remote area by a man who was squirrel hunting. Williams did not know how long they had been dead.