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Son Testifies About Drug Activity At Home Of Murders
Updated February 18, 2015 10:32 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(BARTHOLOMEW CO.) - Drugs were regularly bought and sold in the Waynesville home where four people were killed, the prosecution and a witness said during opening arguments and the first day of testimony in the Samuel E. Sallee murder trial.

Daniel Burton, the son of 53-year-old Katheryn Burton -- one of three people killed the night of May 11, 2013 -- shared this fact with investigators during a walk-through the morning after returning home from work and finding the bodies of his mother Katheryn, 39-year-old Thomas Smith, 41-year-old Aaron Cross and 40-year-old Shawn Burton.

Investigators found meth inside the home. Relatives believe the murders are the result of a drug deal.

When he took the stand, Daniel estimated that five or six people a day came through the house, mostly on drug-related business.



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