FORT WAYNE, Ind. — A 20-year-old Fort Wayne man faces preliminary charges in the deaths of three people.

Marcus Dansby made an initial court appearance Monday and was ordered held without bond for 72 hours. He is preliminarily charged with three counts of murder and one count of attempt to commit murder. Court records do not show Dansby has hired an attorney who could comment for him.

The bodies of 37-year-old Consuela Arrington, 18-year-old Dajahiona Arrington and 18-year-old Traeven Harris, all of Fort Wayne, were discovered inside the home. Each had been shot in the head.

WANE-TV reports ( ) that according to a probable cause affidavit, Arrington was eight months pregnant. Police found Dansby covered in blood, crying and asking for help.

According to the affidavit, Dansby told police Arrington was his girlfriend.

Information from: WANE-TV,

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