Coroner: What led to deaths of mom, 2 children may never be known

Official doubts definitive cause will be found

NEW ALBANY, Ind. - A southern Indiana coroner says that unless there's a "big break" in the case of a woman found dead in a creek along with her two children, it may never be known how they died.

Floyd County Coroner Leslie Knable said the deaths of Jaime Clutter, 35, Brandon, 10, and 6-month-old Katelyn is unlike any case she's worked on.

Their nude bodies were found March 13 floating in a creek at Binford Park in New Albany.

Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson announced Wednesday he's convening a grand jury to look into the mysterious deaths.

Knable told WLKY-TV ( ) she thinks the death ruling will be consistent with drowning for all three, but doubts "we're going to have a definitive cause of death on any of the three family members."

The family had moved in December 2012 from Aberdeen, Wash., to an apartment near where the bodies were found.

In the days after the deaths, Michael Clutter, Jamie's husband, told police he came home to find his wife and children missing.

Michael Clutter said he doesn't believe his wife of 12 years took her own life and those of their children.

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