3 Found Dead in Celina Home, Man Charged With Capital Murder: Police

Police said the investigation into this incident is ongoing


A man has been charged with capital murder after three people were found dead at a Celina home on Friday evening, police say.

Officers were dispatched to a shooting in the 3100 block of Hickory Lane at approximately 7:19 p.m., police said.

While officers were on their way, they received additional information about a structure fire at the same location.

Both fire crews and police responded to the scene.

According to police, firefighters quickly extinguished the fire and discovered the three victims.

Officers arrested Michael Patrick Paton, 37, and he has been booked into the Collin County jail on a capital murder of multiple persons charge, police said.

Paton's bail has been set at $1.5 million.

Michael Patrick Paton (Collin County jail)

No other information was available and the identities of the victims have not been released.

Police said the investigation into this incident is ongoing.

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