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Teen suspect arrested in double murder case in Anderson County; victims identified

Published: Sep. 25, 2020 at 6:36 AM EDT
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ANDERSON CO., Ky. (WKYT/WAVE) - A murder suspect from Anderson County was charged Thursday night following a high-speed chase that ended in Louisville.

The Anderson News reports a teenager allegedly killed his mother and sister on Corinth Road in Lawrenceburg.

Our sister station in Louisville, WAVE 3, reports the suspect drove away from troopers on Interstate 64 in Anderson County and headed east.

The suspect led officers through Anderson, Franklin and Shelby counties before the chase ended on the Watterson Expressway near Taylorsville Road in Jefferson County before 11 p.m Thursday.

State police have identified the victim’s as 33-year-old Tefani Noe and 12 -year-old Brooke Goggin.

The suspect’s name has not been released, but state police say he is facing two counts of murder.

Troopers say there’s not a lot they can say about the situation.

“We want to make sure that we protect the integrity of the investigation," said Trooper Stuart Jackson. "And we wanna make sure that we are contacting all necessary interviews and making sure that we have all the witnesses and connection to these death investigations.”

The investigation is ongoing.

Anderson County Schools are offering grief counselors for students, parents, and staff.

Superintendent Sheila Mitchell released this statement:

We are devastated at the tragic loss of Brooke and her mother, Ms. Noe. Brooke was a wonderful young lady and she will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this very sad time. Our schools are providing support and grief counselors for students, parents and staff.

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