MUNFORD, Ala. (WIAT) — Update (10:40 a.m.): According to Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Jeff Shaver, a person of interest was taken into custody in Cherokee County Wednesday morning in connection with the Talladega County case in Munford, where three people were found dead Tuesday.
Update (9:30 a.m): In a social media post by the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office, the victims of Tuesday night’s homicide have been identified as Holli Christina Durham, 36, Branson Durham, 13, and Baron Durham, 13. The Sheriff’s Office reports that the cause of death is due to stab wounds.
Original: Authorities in East Alabama are investigating after three people were found dead in a house in Munford.
According to a Facebook post by the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to a house on Roy Lackey Lane in Munford on Tuesday. When they arrived, they found three individuals dead inside the house.
Investigators say they are actively following leads and processing the scene for evidence. They have not released the name of the victims and the cause of death.
The East Alabama Metro Crime Center, Oxford Police Department, Munford Police Department and Munford Fire Department are all assisting with the investigation.