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We are learning more about the three victims of this tragic crime.
A mother, son and grandmother.
There were a caring family who had seen tough times, but were getting their lives on track.
There is much more to the lives of the three people who were killed inside this home.
Michelle Pinkowski was a server at Athens Family Restaurant in Bellevue. She'd worked a full shift Saturday night.
"We heard it the next morning and everybody was really shocked," says manager Murotbek Qalandarov.
Her manager says she showed no signs of distress.
He says Pinkowski always had a positive attitude, and had worked at the restaurant since March.
"She was a really good person. And since we are a family restaurant, she was one of the members of the family," says Qalandarov.
We now know the 48 year old had battled drug abuse in the past, and was working at improving her life.
She took her nine year old daughter to dance class and often spoke of her two kids and mother.
"I can tell you that she would say a lot of positive things about her kids," says Qalandarov.
14 year old Jonathan Culpepper was an avid Boy Scout with Troop 87 in Belle Meade.
He was interviewed at Summer Camp in 2010.
"I mean you have to take a bunch of responsibility while you're here. Once you think about it, it is pretty easy," says Culpepper.
Scoutmaster Richards Hill says Jonathan loved scouting. He and his grandmother Marylea Jordan never missed a meeting.
"He was always competitive and always wanted to put in extra time. He actually had more merit badges than most boys here at that age," says Richards Hill.
Counselors will be at Hillwood High school Tuesday where Jonathan was a freshman.
Meanwhile his fellow Boy Scouts met Monday night to remember their friend.
"You can't really explain to the boys a senseless act, because it just makes no sense," says Hill.
Friends says grandmother Marylea Jordan was very close to her grandchildren.
We're told Jonathan Culpepper was in foster care until he was eight years old. It was his grandmother who got him out.
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Monday, September 3 2012, 09:08 PM CDT
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