UPDATE: Three Dead in Stabbing at Walton Home

The incident took place on Sunday night. A fourth victim was seriously injured.

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Update released at 10:58 p.m.:

Those who died are Monique Pena, 31, Nikki Romero-Pena, 12, and Katie Farrell-Pena, 3.

Matthew Farrell, 36, was the person who was flown to UC Medical Center with wounds on his torso, neck and torso. He has since been released from the hospital and is currently cooperating with the investigation.

Original story published at 9:15 am:

(Boone County, Ky.) – Three people were killed in a knife fight in Walton.

The Boone County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the incident at Block 100 at Overland Ridge at around 9:04 p.m. on Sunday.

Upon arrival, MPs found two children and two adults with multiple stab wounds.

One of the victims was flown to UC Medical Center with serious but not life threatening injuries. The remaining victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

The names of the victims are not yet known.

According to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office, the incident was confined to the residence. Investigators do not believe that other suspects were involved or that suspects will remain at large.

No further information was provided at this point.

The incident is still being investigated.


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