A family member discovered the bodies inside the Clinton home off Brooke Jane Drive, just after 7:30 a.m. Friday, after getting home from work.
A family is reeling in grief and shock after a man has murdered three small girls in Clinton, Maryland.
Three young girls were stabbed to death as they slept together in a bed and police have charged the older brother of one of the girls who was babysitting them with the murders, Maryland police said Saturday.
On Friday morning, Prince George's County Police Department spokesperson Jennifer Donelan said the scene inside the home was gruesome. Police did not release a motive for the killing on Saturday morning. "Again, Mr. Williams has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of second-degree murder", Capt. Anthony Shartner, acting major of the Criminal Investigation Division, told WBAL-TV.
Kelley found the girls when she returned home early Friday after working overnight, NBC4 DCreported.
The Decree sisters were visiting from Newark, N.J., for the summer. Police say Williams resided on the same street as the home where the three girls' bodies were found.
Williams is in custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status.
Assistant Police Chief Hector Velez also said that everyone is devastated by the enws. 'We have not determined who the person responsible is yet, ' she said. Police spokesperson Jennifer Donelan called it "one of the most hard scenes" Prince George's County officers have investigated. "We have counselling services here at the scene dealing with first arriving officers", Donelan said, adding the neighbourhood is normally quiet.