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KSP Investigating Quadruple Homicide in Calloway County

Date of News Release: 11/18/2015

(Murray, KY) - The Kentucky State Police are continuing to collect evidence and process the crime scene at a residence on KY 121 south, approximately 1/2 mile south of Murray. Preliminary investigation shows the fire was intentionally set inside the residence.

Firefighters found Marisol Hernandez inside the residence with what appeared to be a gunshot wound. Her husband Bulmaro Arellano and their two children were also found dead inside the residence. Autopsies are scheduled for Thursday, November 19, 2015 in Louisville, KY.

Kentucky State Police is being assisted on the scene by the Calloway County Sheriff's Office, and the Murray Police Department. Detective Trey Green is leading the investigation.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to call the Kentucky State Police at (270) 856-3721 or toll-free in Kentucky, at 1-800-222-5555, callers may remain anonymous. The public can also text-a-tip at 67283 and remain anonymous or report a tip on the KSP mobile App.

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KSP Investigating Four Suspicious Deaths in Calloway County

Date of News Release: 11/18/2015

(Murray, KY) - The Kentucky State Police was notified of a suspicious residential fire in which a deceased female was found inside on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 9:44 P.M. As firefighter's extinguished the fire, three additional bodies were discovered inside the residence.

Once the scene was safe from the fire, detectives with the Kentucky State Police began processing the crime scene. At this time KSP does not have a suspect and is still processing the scene and conducting interviews.

Bulmaro Arellano 29 years old, Marisol Hernandez approximately 24 years old, a male juvenile approximately 5 years old, and a female juvenile approximately 18 months old were pronounced dead on the scene by the Calloway County Coroner's Office.

Kentucky State Police is being assisted on the scene by the Calloway County Fire - Rescue Department, Calloway County Sheriff's Office, and the Calloway County Coroner's Office. Detective Trey Green is leading the investigation.

The fire occurred at a residence on KY 121 south. Approximately 1/2 mile from the Murray City Limits.

Autopsies are being scheduled for tomorrow morning on all four victims.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to call the Kentucky State Police at (270) 856-3721 or toll-free in Kentucky, at 1-800-222-5555, callers may remain anonymous. The public can also text-a-tip at 67283 and remain anonymous or report a tip on the KSP mobile App.