- Associated Press - Saturday, June 9, 2018

MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say three people have been found dead in and around a North Carolina home where a 2-year-old child was found unharmed.

Burke County deputies said someone called 911 around 7:45 a.m. Friday to report what appeared to be a dead person in a vehicle outside a Morganton home.

Investigators say two other bodies were found inside, along with the child, who appeared unharmed, but was taken to be examined by doctors.

Deputies said in a news release they want to talk to 61-year-old Kenneth Powell about the deaths. They called him a person of interest.

Authorities identified the people killed as 22-year-old Brianna Stamey, 57-year-old Pamela Ward and 23-year-old Trae Ward. They were all shot.



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This story has corrected the name of victim Brianna Stamey.

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