Young Couple Found Dead

A young couple was found dead in their home in Hamilton Tuesday morning.

Jim and Jeanie Ballew both in their 30's were discoved dead by their landord who went to check on them in their home on North 3rd street Monday night. The landlord checked in on them because no one had heard from the couple since Thursday. He found them lying down on the couch dead.

Their deaths come after they agreed with social services to send their children to live with a relative.

Neighbors of the couple say the city turned off the heat and electricity atleast two weeks ago.

According to sources who knew the couple say both were out of work. They also say that they were borrowing hot water from the deli next door and charging their cell phones there.

An autopsy report might be ready as early as Tuesday afternoon.