Youth pastor kills wife, daughter, daughter's boyfriend on Thanksgiving night
CHESTER, Va.- Police say a man shot and killed his wife, her daughter, and the daughter's boyfriend at their Virginia home Thanksgiving night.
In a statement by Chesterfield County Police, officers were called to the home in Chester late Thursday for a reported alarm.
Officers found 58-year-old Jeanett Gattis; her daughter, 30-year-old Candice Kunze; and Kunze's boyfriend, 36-year-old Andrew Buthorn, dead of gunshot wounds.
Police arrested Jeanett Gattis' husband, 58-year-old Christopher R. Gattis, who was also at the scene.
Christopher Gattis is a youth pastor at Grace Lutheran Church in Chester. He is charged with three counts of first-degree murder and is being held without bond.
Police are describing the crimes as domestic related.