New details emerge about Kokomo murders

By Sam Schreiber - e-mail

KOKOMO, IN (AP) – Police have given new information about three murder victims found in a Kokomo home.

Police Lt. Don Whitehead says that 62-year-old David McPike, 57-year-old Rebecca Berg, and 28-year-old Jessica Berg were found dead in McPike's home on the morning of April 9.

Whitehead said that the two women were residents of Gas City, but were in town for a funeral.

Police do have a person of interest in the case. 30-year-old Jeremy Blanchard of Gas City was taken into custody on April 9 in London, KY. Blanchard had warrants, issued in Grant County, for probation violation and intimidation.

Cause of death has not yet been released.

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