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Knightdale Police investigate infant death, parents are father and daughter

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Authorities have identified the two as 20-year-old Katie Pladl and her adoptive father, 56-year-old Anthony Fusco. Steven Pladl's bond conditions also prevented him from living in the North Carolina home he shared with his daughter. Katie Pladl and Fusco were both found dead in a pickup truck in nearby New Milford, Connecticut.

Bennett Pladl had been in the custody of his paternal grandmother since Steven and Katie were arrested in January, Knightdale police said on Friday. He says Steven Pladl was the suspect found dead in the other vehicle. Police were searching for the suspect's vehicle, a Honda minivan, when he was found dead inside the vehicle several miles away in Dover, New York. The conditions of her release were that she must reside with her adoptive parents, who live in NY and was allowed to travel outside of state.

Steven's mother, who lives in Cary, called 911 Thursday morning.

Steven Pladl and his daughter Katie were charged by Henrico police in January with felony incest after learning of their relationship.

Steven and Alyssa realize who she was.

The mother said Steven Pladl had picked the child up from her Wednesday night.

"This really bothers me a lot because nobody ever could have predicted this", he said.

"There are no words to describe the sense of betrayal and disgust I'm feeling", Alyssa Pladl said.

Police spokesman Captain Andre Beetge told local media: 'At about 10.40am a 38-year-old man climbed onto the roof of one of the structures and held a one-year-old girl in his hands.

"His wife broke up with him yesterday over the phone, " Steven's mother can be heard saying in a 911 recording. "I felt like I was going to throw up", she told The Daily Mail. Pladl's mother called 911 Thursday alleging her son "killed his baby".

The Motherwell cluster commander, major general Dawie Rabie, called the incident "shocking" and said the man would face to full consequences of his actions.

While the couple of recent breakup could have spurred Thursday's murders, the exact reason for the shooting would be under analysis, New Milford Police Lt. Lawrence Ash said.

The caller then said Steven admitted to killing his wife and her adoptive father, the station reports.

"This is a bad tragedy that nobody foresaw", Mr Friedman said. Steven Pladl's wife moved out in November 2016, and about five months later she learned through a journal kept by one of their children that Katie was pregnant by her father.

1998: Katie is born but overwhelmed by the pressure of being a mom at 17, Alyssa hopes adoption will give her firstborn a better chance in life.

After killing the two, Steven Pladl then killed himself in his auto in Dover, New York, according to authorities.

"Fortunately, a member of Metro Police caught the girl and the father was arrested", they wrote.

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