SHELBYVILLE, Ind. (WISH) - Neighbors of the four-member Guy family, missing for over a week, said they were concerned for their own families upon hearing this news.
"Surprised me when they said they were missing," Augustine Ramirez said.
Ramirez lives next door, but he only knows the Guy family from the church both families attend, Bible Holiness Church in Shelbyville.
"We just decided that probably the best thing is to let detectives do their work," church Youth Minister David Spivey said, deferring questions to police.
But the police department is remaining tight lipped too, declining interviews for two days about this case.
24-Hour News 8 uncovered details about the Guy family.
Tragedy hit in early 2009 when Robert and Debra Guy's 24-year-old daughter, Sarah Campbell, died in an Indianapolis house fire. The house was listed as vacant.
Police found the girl with a 52-year-old man. He also died in the fire.
Sarah's son Zachary, now 2-years-old, was only 5-months-old when she died. He was later adopted by Sarah's parents. Zachary is among the family members missing now.
The family patriarch, Robert, 52, was formerly a pastor, according to his son, Joseph.
A protective order had been placed against Josepth through IMPD, causing the elder Guy to turn his weapons, including guns, knives and ammunition, over to police.
Joseph Guy, 18, at one point claimed to be running for Mayor of Shelbyville, but his interests outside of this are wide ranging.
Joseph's Facebook page links to a magazine of which he claims to be publisher. The content is solely photos of bikini-clad women.
His Twitter account, happyperson55, has no tweets.
On another Web site, Joseph noted he may appear on ‘America's Got Talent.'
He's also a self-published children's author. His book, One Child's Cry for Hope, is dedicated to his late sister, Sarah
In early 2011, Joseph was arrested for stalking. Police also found a gun, ammunition and zip ties in his car.
Police didn't say what they found inside of the Guy house when it was searched Friday, but family members told 24-Hour News 8 that the conditions inside led them to believe the family is in danger.
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