BASTROP, Texas (AP) — Officials say they are investigating after finding three people dead while responding to a welfare check at a Central Texas home.

The Bastrop County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Sunday that the bodies were discovered Saturday afternoon. Officials say deputies were responding to a call for a welfare check at the home, located in a rural area of Bastrop.

Officials did not release any more details. Sheriff's officials did not respond calls and an email seeking more information from The Associated Press on Sunday.

Bastrop is located about 30 miles southeast of Austin.