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Names of Victims in Double Murder Case Released [edited to correct spelling]

The names of the victims in a Lincoln County double-murder case have been released. The deceased have been identified as Tabatha Eades Michelle Funderburk and Austin Bradley Tallent.

As WHKY previously reported, 32-year-old Conway Storm Cook of Lincolnton was arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Officers and charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted first-degree murder.

Cook was charged in connection with a double homicide and a serious injury to a third person. The incident occurred overnight (June 25/26) at an address on Springs East Road. Two people were found deceased in the residence. The third victim was on life support at CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia, at last report.

No other details have been released. Cook was placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center without bond. A District Court date was scheduled today (June 27).