Arrest Made in Fort Worth Triple Homicide

Fort Worth police have made an arrest in connection with the slayings of a mother and her two daughters.

Police said Wednesday that 23-year-old Cedric McGinnis admitted to his involvement in the murders of three women, one of whom was his ex-girlfriend, whose bodies were found inside a home on the 500 block of W. Felix Street on Tuesday.

Officers were dispatched to a cutting call at the home at about 8 a.m.  When they arrived, they found the bodies of two women in the living room, one on the couch and one on the floor, both dead from apparent gunshot wounds to the head. Officers found a third victim in the master bedroom with stab wounds to her upper torso.

Rosa Guerrero told NBC 5 Tuesday that her aunt and two cousins were the three women killed inside the home.

The victims are 48-year-old Cynthia Serrano, her 21-year-old daughter April Serrano, and her 35-year-old sister Cathy de Leon.

McGinnis, police said, is the ex-boyfriend of the woman who was found on the living room floor.

Police said McGinnis had been identified as a person of interest in the case and that he voluntarily came in to speak with detectives. After returning to the police station a second time, McGinnis not only admitted to being involved in the murders but that he also provided police with information on where they could find evidence of the crime.

McGinnis was arrested without incident on a charge of capital murder.  He is currently being held at the Tarrant County Jail on $1.25 million bond.

Police said they do not believe the slayings on Felix Street are connected to a triple-murder that took place the day before on Sunset Lane.

NBC 5's Ellen Bryan contributed to this report.

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