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Classes canceled Friday at 2 Hamilton Co. schools after teachers' deaths

Posted: 11:05 PM, Oct 24, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-25 22:17:09-04
Classes at 2 Hamilton Co schools canceled Thurs.

HAMILTON COUNTY, Ind. -- Classes have been canceled Friday at two Hamilton Southeastern schools after two longtime teachers died Wednesday evening. 

Classes were canceled Thursday and Friday at Fall Creek Intermediate School and Hoosier Road Elementary School.

The closures were announced hours after a Kristal Sergi, 44, and Frank Sergi II, 52, were found dead in a home in Fishers.

An HSE representative said the closures are a result of the death investigation. 

READ | Two adults found dead in Fishers home

Fishers Police Department officers were called to a house near the intersection of Dorster Street and Pennington Avenue around 6 p.m. for a report of shots fired. Police found the man and woman dead inside the house. Police are preliminarily calling it a murder-suicide, according to Call 6 sources.

According to property records, the couple had filed for divorce in August. 

In a statement sent to Hamilton Southeastern parents, the school said they will keep both schools open on Thursday and Friday with grief counseling from mental health professionals available. 

Hamilton Southeastern Schools released the following statement

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the sudden passing of two longtime staff members during an incident Wednesday evening. Fishers Police Department is leading the investigation, and we will be supporting them in their efforts. We are currently working through our district’s Crisis Response Team, which includes mental health professionals, to provide much-needed support during this difficult time.

Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness released the following statement: 

“Last night’s tragic incident is difficult news to share with our community. We stand in support of our schools and the teachers and administration impacted by yesterday’s events. Fishers Police Department continues to conduct a thorough investigation and details will be released as they become available and when appropriate. On behalf of the entire Fishers community, our sincere thoughts and prayers go out to the family and their loved ones.”

Below are some links with information on how to talk to your kids about these types of tragedies. 

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