Teen arrested in triple homicide

A 16-year-old has been charged with three counts of aggravated murder following a triple homicide Tuesday night west of Roseburg.

Kevin Wayne Adams is lodged at the Douglas County Juvenile Detention Facility following his arrest.

Police identified the victims as Donya Renee Adams, 55, Amory Rose Adams, 26, and Payshience "Tia" Adams, 10.

According to a police news release, Robert Adams called 911 Tuesday at 8:43 p.m. to report he had returned home and discovered that his wife, Donya, his daughter, Amory, and his foster-daughter Payshience Adams had been killed.

Kevin Adams is Robert Adams' foster-son, police said. All of the victims were residents in the home in the 400 block of Whispering Pines Way, which is off Lookingglass Road.

The Douglas County Major Crimes Team, which consists of detectives from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Roseburg Police Department and the Oregon State Police, responded to the scene.

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