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Two Dead, Man Charged with Murders at Murray Home
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MURRAY - Authorities charged a Murray man with murder after two people were found dead Thursday night at a home on Catalina Drive.

The Murray Police Department said officers were called to the home shortly before 10 p.m. after someone reported finding a dead body in the garage. Officers said they found a dead female, who they say lived next door.

Officers went to the home next door and found a second dead female inside. They also found 51-year-old Shannon Scott in the bathroom. Officers took Scott into custody without incident.

Scott is charged with two counts of murder and one count each of first-degree burglary, tampering with physical evidence and animal cruelty.

Police said their investigation is ongoing.

The two victims, whose names have not yet been released, were taken to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville for autopsies.

Published 07:53 AM, Friday Feb. 08, 2019
Updated 11:56 AM, Saturday Feb. 09, 2019

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