CHULUOTA, Fla. - The victims of a triple homicide who were discovered in Chuluota, Florida, on Friday morning were identified by deputies Sunday.
Deputies said Margaret Amato, 61, Chad Amato, 59, and Cody Amato, 31, were the victims of a shooting inside a home in the Pickett Downs subdivision on Sultan Circle.
A person of interest – Grant Amato, 29, who was taken into investigative detention by investigators on Saturday – was released Sunday and is cooperating with the investigation, officials said.
Deputies have still not released what led to the homicides but said this incident is not considered a random act.
Officials said someone called 911, asking officers to make a well-being check at the home.
***UPDATE*** The homicide victims have been identified as: • Chad Amato, 59, of Chuluota • Margaret Ann Amato, 61, of...Posted by Seminole County Sheriff's Office on Friday, January 25, 2019
NEW THIS MORNING: Deputies say the person of interest in a Seminole County triple homicide has been found in Orange County. I’ll have the latest details on this case live at noon @WFTV pic.twitter.com/XmAMABmKFJ— Ashley Edlund (@AshleyEdlund) January 26, 2019
#Breaking: @SeminoleSO on scene at a home in Pickett Downs subdivision in Chuluota investigating the discovery of multiple dead bodies. Waiting for PIO for an update. Came into 911 as a well being check.#WFTV pic.twitter.com/OTCEYWfsug— Jeff Levkulich (@jlevkulichWFTV) January 25, 2019
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