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Beauregard Parish man indicted in triple murder

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DERIDDER, La. (AP) - A Beauregard Parish grand jury has indicted a 21-year-old man accused of killing a woman and her two daughters and then burning their home in an apparent attempt to hide the evidence.

Authorities say Christopher Bounds was charged Monday with three counts of first-degree murder and one count each of armed robbery, aggravated burglary and aggravated arson.

An investigation began Feb. 2, 2011 when several fire departments and law enforcement responded to a fire in the Dry Creek community. The bodies of 40-year-old Patricia Kreuzberger and her daughters, 10-year-old Mya and 5-year-old Nichole, were found in the home's charred remains.

The Calcasieu Parish Coroner's Office found that all three died from causes other than the fire and the State Fire Marshal's Office determined the fire was intentionally set.

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