Jury finds Paul Moore guilty of 2nd degree murder

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)- In a unanimous decision, a jury has found Paul Moore, Jr. guilty on 3 charges of 2nd degree murder.

In May of 2012, authorities say Moore killed 39-year-old Christina Moore, her twin sister Bridgett Stagnolia, and 24-year-old Amber Snellings inside a home.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Autopsies have shown the three women found dead in a northwest Knox Co. townhouse on Monday died from gunshot wounds, the Knox Co. Sheriff's Office announced on Thursday.

Authorities found 39 year-old Christina Moore, her twin sister Bridgett Stagnolia, and 24 year-old Amber Snellings dead inside the home around 3:00 p.m. Moore's husband Paul Moore, Jr., was arrested for their murders several hours later.

He has been charged with three counts of first degree murder. Police recovered his pistol from a wooded area near his brother's home where he was captured.

Authorities believe the slayings were domestic related.

The 51 year-old reportedly admitted to killing his wife, but claimed not to remember shooting the other two victims.

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