Three killed at home in Greene County; man arrested


STRAFFORD, Mo. (AP) — A man is in custody after three adults were found dead inside a rural Missouri home.

The Greene County Sheriff’s Department said a man called authorities to report that he had killed three family members inside his home near Strafford. Deputies went to the home around 6:30 p.m. and found the victims. One man was taken into custody without incident.

Authorities have not identified the victims or the man who was taken into custody.

A potential motive for the killings has not been released. The sheriff’s office said the investigation “is in its very early stages.”

Strafford is about 14 miles northeast of Springfield.


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