Kentucky State Police have charged a Martin County man in the deaths of three people whose bodies were found Saturday in a burned house.
State police said Monday that Jack D. Smith, 41, of Inez is charged with three counts of murder, one count of first-degree robbery and one count of tampering with evidence.
Phelps & Son Funeral Home in Inez confirmed the identity of the victims: Cainie Johnson Jr., 46; Tina Yvonne Goble, 42; and her granddaughter, Trinity Janae Maynard, 8.
Police arrested Smith on Saturday after the bodies were found in the burned house on the outskirts of Inez.
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Authorities have released few details about the fire.
Martin County Deputy Coroner Ronnie Mathis said Monday that autopsies on the three were not complete. As a result, information on the causes of death was not available.
Smith was being held Monday at Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Johnson County. The detention center's website did not list a bond for him.
The site listed several charges against him in addition to those announced by state police: one count of first-degree drug possession, two counts of third-degree drug possession and one count of having prescription drugs in an improper container.