Florida triple homicide victims identified, 'person of interest' released, deputies say

Credit: WFTV.com

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The victims of a triple homicide who were discovered in Chuluota, Florida, on Friday morning were identified by deputies Sunday.

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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.

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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

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