Suspect in triple Louisville murder arrested in Florida, victims recognized
Christopher Olivo (Image Source: Pinellas County Jail)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Louisville Metro Police say a suspect in a triple homicide that happened in PRP has been arrested in Florida.
LMPD says 46-year-old Christopher Olivo was arrested by the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crime Task Force around 10:15 p.m. Friday.
Authorities say Olivo was apprehended when the vehicle he was driving was pulled over. According to officials, when Olivo was arrested, he was wearing a ballistic vest. Investigators say an AK47 assault rifle was found on the passenger seat of his vehicle.
He’s charged with three counts of murder. He faces an additional charge of tampering with physical evidence.
Police say the bodies of two women, Catherine Miles, 24, and Geneva Miles, 39, and one man, 27-year-old Mike Miles, were found in a home in the 6400 block of Venango Drive, a couple of blocks west of Pleasure Ridge Park High School, on Friday afternoon.
Authorities say two juveniles were located inside the home unharmed.
According to police, Olivo fled the scene with his 2-year-old daughter. Officials say his daughter’s mother was one of the female victims. The girl was safely located and is currently with relatives, police say.
Members of LMPD’s Homicide Unit are currently traveling to Florida.
Olivo is currently in custody at the Pinellas County Jail.
Further details about Olivo’s capture are expected to be released during a news conference that’s scheduled to take place on Monday.