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SPD still searching for suspect in Mooretown triple murder

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SHREVEPORT, La. -

Shreveport Police say the investigation into last week's brutal triple murder in the Mooretown community is still very much on-going.

The bodies of 78-year-old Irene Ellison, 41-year-old Carise Ellison, and 58-year-old Brian Wilson were all found Thursday night by a family member inside a home in the 4900 block of Gloria Drive.

The Caddo Parish Coroner ruled that they'd all been stabbed to death.

And officials say just because it's been more than 48 hours doesn't mean the case goes cold. To the contrary, it means detectives work that much harder to find who's responsible.

"We know that someone knows something and this isn't a case where this was just some type of random act. I mean, this happened and someone knows. So going with that information, we feel very confident regardless that it's been more than 48 hours," says Cpl. Marcus Hines, with the Shreveport Police Dept.

Hines says investigators ask people in the community who may be hesitant to come forward with information to personalize the situation and ask themselves, "what if it was your family member or loved one? What if you knew that someone was purposely withholding information that could bring the person(s) responsible to justice?"

Authorities are asking anyone with information about what happened inside that home to call Caddo Parish Crimestoppers at (318) 673-7373.

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