Father charged with killing his child and two women in Harnett County


Harnett County sheriff’s deputies have charged a man with three counts of first-degree murder after two adults and a child were found dead inside a home Friday night.

Deputies were still searching Saturday for 24-year-old Kareem Daquan Taylor, according to ABC11, The News & Observer’s media partner.

Harnett County officials identified the two adult victims as 22-year-old Jocelyn Perkins and 20-year-old Jasmine Perkins.

A spokesperson with the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office said that Jocelyn and Jasmine are sisters. Additionally, the infant victim is said to be the child of Jocelyn and the suspect, Taylor.

Sheriff Wayne Coats said deputies arrived at a home in the 140 block of Forest Manor Drive near Sanford and found the three bodies and one survivor, a child.

Read more from ABC11 here.