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Police Have Person Of Interest In Triple Murder

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WILLIAMSBURG, Ky (LEX18) - Police say they have a person of interest in a Whitley County homicide investigation.

Three people were found dead at a residence on Deep Branch Road in Williamsburg Wednesday evening. 

Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell says around 5 p.m., they received a call about a possible suicide, which then turned into a triple homicide investigation.

Kathy Faulkner tells LEX18 that she came home Wednesday and found her daughter, Emogene Gardener, dead inside.

She believed it was suicide until she found two more bodies outside the home. She tells LEX18 they were her grandson, Robert Mack Kennedy III, and her son-in-law, Christopher Bitter.

Sheriff Harrell confirms all three victims are related and that it appears all three victims were strangled.

The autopsies are scheduled for Thursday. Police have not identified the person they want to speak with.

If you would like to donate to help the family pay for the funerals, you can donate to Croley Funeral Home. 

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