BREAKING: Family confirms 6 killed at Anderson County campsite, including 1 child

ANDERSON COUNTY (KYTX) – One person has been arrested in connection with the death of six people, including one child, in Anderson County.

The bodies of all six victims were found Sunday on private property in Anderson County. They were members of two different families visiting from out of the area and staying in a travel trailer belonging to one of the victims. Five victims were male and one was a female. There is one female survivor.

Three of the victims have been identified as Carl Johnson, Hannah Johnson and Thomas Kamp. Kamp owned the property where the families were staying.

The suspect, identified as 33-year-old William Hudson, owns property next to where the bodies were found. Hudson has been charged with one count of murder and is being held on a $2.5 million dollar bond.

Four of the bodies were pulled from a pond behind Hudson’s house.

Hudson is not related to the victims, and there is no motive at this time for the murders.

According to the ACSO, this is the largest homicide in Anderson County history.

Additional charges are expected.

TX Rangers, Anderson County Sheriff's Office and Dallas Police Department are assisting in the investigation.

Hudson has been previously arrested on an assault charge.


UPDATE: Family member confirms six people were killed at an Anderson County campsite Sunday morning.


ANDERSON CO. (KYTX) – Two people are dead, and one person is in custody, according to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

The double homicide occurred Sunday morning, November 15, 2015 at a camp between Harmony and Tennessee Colony.

The name of the suspect, and victims are not being released at this time. Both victims are adults.

Details are limited, and the Anderson County Sheriff is expected to release more information later today during a press conference.


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