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New Murder Charges in Larto Homicide Case

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CATAHOULA PARISH, La.—Authorities in Catahoula Parish have upgraded charges against the daughter of one of the victims in this week's triple homicide.

Deputies have now charged Debbie Adams with three counts of first degree murder.

She admitted to being more involved with the murders after deputies questioned her a second time.

Her mother Annie Bell Adams, sister Edris Ellard and Ellard's ex-husband john were allegedly killed by Lee Ponthieux, Junior.

It happened early Monday after a fight at a home in Larto.

Ponthieux was captured Tuesday just after midnight near the scene.

He also faces three counts of first degree murder.

Bond has been set on both suspects at $10 million each.

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