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Visitation set for Kentucky mother and son, murdered in North Carolina

By: Elizabeth Dorsett Email
By: Elizabeth Dorsett Email

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT)- A Kentucky Community is coming together to say goodbye to a Kentucky mother and her son, after police say they were murdered in North Carolina.

Visitation for 33-year-old Kelly Pruitt and her 8-year-old son, Kevin, are tonigt at the Jamboree Church of God in Phelps.

Police in North Wilkesboro say the two were found dead inside their home Friday morning. Police have charged 33-year-old Jason Pardue with two counts of murder, two counts of sex offense with a minor, and incest.

Investigators they say he continued to live in the home for several days after the killings.

Today, police say Pruitt appears to have been stabbed multiple times and her son was likely suffocated.

The funerals for Pruitt and her son will be Thursday, also at the church.


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