Man arrested in wife and granddaughter’s murder

GILLESPIE COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A man is accused of killing his wife and granddaughter in a small town in Gillespie County on Friday.

Gillespie County Sheriff Buddy Mills said capital murder charges are still pending against Joseph C. Knight, 67, for the murder of his wife Karen Knight, 59, and granddaughter Barbara Knight, 19 in the family’s home located at 623 Josephine Drive in Harper, Texas.

Authorities currently have Knight in custody. He is at the Gillespie County Jail on a $1 million bond.

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