Police identify victims

Published 2:36 pm Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Troy Police have identified the victims in what appears to be a double homicide discovered Tuesday in the Needmore area.

Mark Kelvin Adams, 53, and Carla Leann Smilie, 22, were found dead inside a residence on County Road 7741 at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, when officers responded to a 911 call.

“Both were victims of gunshots,” said Sgt. Benny Scarbrough of the Troy Police Department. Both Adams and Smilie were declared dead at the scene.

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Scarbrough would not elaborate on the suspected circumstances of the homicides or the victims’ relationship, saying only “there is nothing that indicates it is a murder-suicide.”

Police are continuing to investigate the crime.