2 Men, Teen Girl Arrested in Connection With Fullerton Triple Homicide

Two men and a female teen were arrested after three adults were found dead inside a Fullerton home on Saturday.

Two adults and a teen girl were arrested in connection with a triple homicide in Fullerton, police announced Sunday. 

A child called police and "indicated" her parents had died, prompting officers to go to the home where they found three dead adults Saturday inside a Fullerton home, Fullerton police said in a statement.

A 17-year-old named Katlynn Goodwill Yost went missing after the three were found dead and was later found the day after the murders. 

Fullerton police said they received the call around 8:21 a.m. Saturday. They responded to a home in the 400 block of South Gilbert Street where they found two men and a woman dead. The victims' identities have not yet officially been released.

Two children – a 6-year-old and a 10-year-old – were also found in the home, but both were safe, authorities said.

Fullerton police noted the incident was being investigated as a triple homicide. 

As of 8:45 a.m. Sunday, two adult males were arrested in connection with the three murders. A 17-year-old girl was also detained in connection with the murders, but police would not release the girl's name.

"State laws prevents law enforcement from releasing the names of juveniles arrested for crimes. That being said, a 17-year-old female juvenile has also been detained in connection with the murders and is in the custody of the Orange County Juvenile Hall," Sgt. Jon Radus of the Fullerton Police Department said. 

Anyone with information about the deaths was urged to call Det. Coffman 714-738-5361, or Sgt. Rowe 714-738-6776, both of the Fullerton Police Department Crimes Persons Unit.

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