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Who lives in the Schenecker house now?

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TAMPA (FOX 13) -

Three years after the murders of Beau and Calyx Schenecker, the home where they lived and died has new occupants. The couple who lives there do not want to be identified, but spoke to FOX 13's Gloria Gomez.

The couple moved into the large, two-story home in Tampa Palms about three months ago. They rent it from a couple who lives in Germany.

They say the owners were up front about the murders that occurred there on January 27, 2011, when police say Julie Schenecker shot her children to death.

Police found the body of 13-year-old Beau Schenecker in the family SUV, parked in the garage. The body of 16-year-old Calyx Schenecker was found upstairs in her bedroom where she was doing homework.

Police say Julie Schenecker told them she killed her children for being "mouthy.” Their father, U.S. Army Col. Parker Schenecker was overseas at the time.

Col. Schenecker divorced his wife four months later and put the family's 3,318 square foot home up for sale. Hillsborough County property records show it sold in October, 2011, nine months after the murders, for $385,000 -- a $63,000 loss from what the Scheneckers paid when they purchased it in 2008.

The couple renting the home now say they are not haunted by the grisly murders that occurred in their new home -- not even when they see the images on the news. The home itself shows no signs of the tragedy.

"You would never know something like that happened here," one the new occupants said.

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