Three people are dead in a suspected double-homicide in New Milford. Police say a and a woman were found dead in a pickup truck on Route 7 at Route 55 by the Sherman border. The suspect in the case was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Dog Tail Corners Road in nearby Wingdale, New York.
Authorities in North Carolina say a father and daughter who had a baby together were two f the people found dead in Connecticut and New York. The 7-month old baby was killed in North Carolina. 45-year-old Steven Pladl, of Knightdale, North Carolina, was found dead in Wingdale of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His daughter, 20-year-old Katie Pladl, and her adoptive father were found dead in New Milford.
Officers went to the Pladl home in North Carolina for a welfare check, where they discovered The baby’s body.
According to North Carolina court records, Steven and Katie Pladl were both each charged with incest with adult, adultery, and contributing to delinquency. Katie was put up for adoption out of state as an infant. When she turned 18, she contacted her biological parents.