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Man Arrested In Connection To Murray Double Homicide

Posted at 9:49 AM, Feb 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-08 09:49:16-05

CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (WPSD)– A Murray man is facing charges in  connection to the murder of two women.

It happened around 9:47 a.m. Thursday on Catalina Drive.

Police were called to the home on report that a female was found dead in a garage.

According to WPSD, officers found the female deceased in the door area of the garage and learned that she possibly lived next door.

Officers went to her home and found a second female dead inside. During a search of the home, a suspect was found in the bathroom.

That man, 51-year-old Shannon Scott, was arrested without incident. He was taken to the Calloway County Jail.

He is charged with two counts of murder, one count of burglary, tampering with physical evidence, and animal cruelty.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Murray Police Department at 270-753-1621.