Mom accused of taking pictures and killing 2 daughters on the Beaver County House – CBS Pittsburgh
By: KDKA-TV News Staff
AMBRIDGE, PA (KDKA) – A mother is accused of shooting and killing her two daughters in her Beaver County home.
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Beaver County District Attorney David Lozier identified the suspect as 48-year-old Krisinda Bright. She is charged with two cases of criminal murder. Bright is currently in Beaver County Jail.
The Beaver County coroner identified the victims as 16-year-old Kiara Bright and 22-year-old Jasmine Cannady. Both were shot in the head, the coroner said.
Ambridge Police were called to a shooting on the 900 block of Maplewood Avenue Monday afternoon.
When they arrived they found two dead in a house. John DeLuca, Ambridge Police Chief, called it a “cruel scene”.
According to official sources, Bright called 911 after the shootings to report the crimes. She let them into the house and then the police found two bodies in two different rooms.
The police closed the block while collecting evidence.
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KDKA spoke to a witness who used to ride by on his bike and said he spotted a woman on the porch of a house that was handcuffed by police. Another witness says she brought her son’s boyfriend home from a sleepover while all of this was going on.
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“I said, ‘Is it safe for us to bring him home?’ and they said, “We have to go with you.” And I said, “That’s fine, but is it safe, what happened, something bad happened?” He said, “We can’t tell you,” Rachel said Kruze.
The victims were not identified.
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