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Louisville Man Charged With Murdering Stepmother, Half-sister

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Police have arrested a Louisville man and charged him in the deaths of his stepmother and half-sister.

Martin Hughes was arrested on Saturday and charged with two counts of murder, abuse of a corpse and evidence tampering.

The victims were 39-year-old Laura Hughes and her daughter, 12-year-old Tessa Hughes, The Courier-Journal reported. Both were pronounced dead of gunshot wounds Saturday morning.

Police said Hughes called police to a home where the bodies were found.
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Information from: The Courier-Journal,
http://www.courier-journal.com

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