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UPDATE: Victims identified in Seminole County, GA double murder

A JCSO dive team recovered the body of a Georgia homicide victim, according to an agency press...
A JCSO dive team recovered the body of a Georgia homicide victim, according to an agency press release.(WCTV)
Published: Oct. 31, 2021 at 8:11 PM CDT
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SEMINOLE COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has identified the elderly couple found killed on Sunday after a welfare check at their home.

The body of Catherine Kennedy, 77, was discovered behind the property on Tom Mills Road in Donalsonville.

The body of the second victim, Kennedy’s boyfriend Sammy Ray Beasley, was recovered after a search in the Chattahoochee River near Neals Landing.

The suspect, 36-year-old Kelly Kennedy, is Catherine Kennedy’s grandson and lived next door to the couple.

Kennedy was located close to the home, driving the couple’s missing car. Kennedy faces charges of felony murder, aggravated assault, theft, and possession of a knife during the commission of a crime.

Autopsies on the victims will be completed this week. Investigators are not commenting on the cause of death or on any possible motive in the killings.

Kelly Kennedy
Kelly Kennedy(Seminole Co GA Sheriff)

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