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Person of interest wanted after five people found dead in Troup Co. home

(Source: Troup County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Troup County Sheriff's Office)
The LaGrange home where the bodies of five people were found late Saturday. (Source: Denise Mosley/WTVM) The LaGrange home where the bodies of five people were found late Saturday. (Source: Denise Mosley/WTVM)

LaGrange authorities are seeking a person of interest after five people were found dead in a home Saturday night.

Troup County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Woodstream Trail on Saturday around 10:00 p.m. in LaGrange.  The call was in reference to a wellness check. Deputies forced their way into the home.

Five bodies were found in the home, one man and four women, according to Troup County Sheriff's Office. 

The victims are William Burtron, 69, Shelia Burtron, 68, Christie Lee, Bailey Burtron, 16 and Liaonna Green, 18.

Authorities are looking for a person of interest in the case. They are currently searching for Thomas Jesse Lee.

He is 26-years-old and described as a white man with blue eyes and is around 6 foot 3. He weighs approximately 190 pounds. He is possibly driving an olive green Mazda Tribute with Georgia tag number BRN0785.  A second vehicle he be could be driving is a Red 2007 Toyota Camry 4S, Georgia tag BSF4336.

Lee was married to one of the victims and he and his wife lived in the home for three years, according to Troup County Sheriff's Office. 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Troup County Sheriff's Office at 706-883-1616 .

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