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KY Woman Shoots her Parents

A Booneville, KY woman has been charged with murder in the deaths of her parents, Kentucky State Police said.

Lynette McQuinn, 48, faces two counts of murder, as well as tampering with physical evidence, in the shootings of her parents, Robert McQuinn, 70, and Ada McQuinn, 66.

The couple were found dead of gunshot wounds Friday inside their modest brick house on Wilson Lane outside Booneville, the Owsley County seat.

State police received a call shortly before 11:30 a.m. Friday from a family member of the deceased, state police said.

Lynette McQuinn was arrested Friday night and taken to Three Forks Regional Jail. She was charged with two counts of murder and tampering with evidence.

WKYT-TV reported that bond has been set at $1 million and that McQuinn’s next court hearing is May 26.