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DALLAS COUNTY, AL (WSFA) -
The Alabama Bureau of Investigation has issued a release asking for the public's help in relation to the Lowndes County triple homicide and murder suspect Deandra Marquis Lee.
Authorities confirmed that all three victims, 9-year-old twins Jordan and Taylor DeJerinett and their caretaker, 73-year-old Jack Mac Girdner were killed by gunshots. Today, murder warrants were obtained against Lee. Authorities are withholding information on possible motive and location of the victims due to the ongoing investigation.
Authorities located Girdner's missing 1988 Mercedes Benz in the Minter community of Dallas County. All four doors had been removed from the vehicle by the time it was located. Anyone with information on these missing doors is asked to contact the ABI.
The victims' bodies were discovered Tuesday dumped along Alabama Highway 21. They were believed to have been taken from the Lake Ridge Road area of Hope Hull.
ABI agents have received information placing Lee in the Selma area of Dallas County. Anyone with information on Lee's whereabouts should contact ABI Special Agent Matt Bowman at (334) 242-1142 or any local law enforcement agency. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the ABI's Crime Tip Lineat (800) 392-8011.