OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Two people were found shot to death and decapitated at an Oklahoma City home daycare while three children were being cared for.
Tuesday afternoon, officers were answering a call to check on the welfare of a couple when they found the bodies of 78-year-old James Earl Reed and 59-year-old Sharon Reed inside the home. Police say the victims had been shot and decapitated.
When police arrived, they found Quinton Dashawn Laster, 20, outside of the home, according to KFOR. Laster is the grandson of Sharon Reed and was arrested on two charges of first degree murder.
Family members told KFOR the home was being used as a daycare at the time of the murders.
Three small children were found in a covered garage. The children were not harmed and were later reunited with their families.
“Luckily, they weren’t injured in any way, shape or form,” said Sgt. Ashley Peters, with the Oklahoma City Police Department.