Morgantown, KY. (January 19, 2021)– Kentucky State Police Post 3 detectives are conducting a murder investigation in Butler County. On January 19, 2021 at approximately 9:45 A.M. , KSP Post 3 was contacted by the Butler County Sheriff’s Office requesting assistance with a shooting complaint at 88 Lonnie Snodgrass Road.
Through the course of investigation, detectives were able to determine that Lupe V. Mcgranahan, age 63 of Morgantown, Charles W. Mcgranahan, age 79 of Morgantown, and Angela R. Carey, age 30 of Morgantown had been shot multiple times and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Butler County Coroner’s Office. Law Enforcement located Joseph M. Carey, age 32 of Bowling Green, who is the husband of Angela R. Carey at the residence. Joseph Carey was detained and later arrested for the deaths of the three victims.
Joseph M. Carey was charged with one count of Murder-Domestic Violence, two counts of Murder, and three counts of Wanton Endangerment. Carey was later lodged in the Butler County Detection Center. An autopsy has been scheduled for tomorrow at the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office. KSP Troopers and Detectives were assisted at the scene by the Butler County Sheriff’s Office, Morgantown Police Department, Butler County EMS and the Butler County Coroner’s Office.
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