BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY, Ky. (WLEX) — A man has been charged with murder after three bodies were found Wednesday night at a home in Breckinridge County, Kentucky.
Kentucky State Police responded to a call that the Breckinridge County Sheriff’s Office had located the bodies after responding to a welfare check.
According to officials, 77-year-old Audrey Whealan and 51-year-old Michelle Whealan were found dead inside of the home, and the body of 58-year-old Doss Smothers was found on the property outside of the home.
28-year-old Tyler Wehmeyer of Vine Grove was arrested and charged with three counts of murder, tampering with physical evidence, and second degree cruelty to animals.
Kentucky State Police say the investigation showed the victims died from injuries suffered from blunt force trauma.
According to his arrest citation, Wehmeyer also admitted to killing two dogs that were inside the home.
This is an ongoing murder investigation conducted by the Kentucky State Police.
This story was originally published April 6, 2023 by WLEX in Lexington, an E.W. Scripps Company.