Man who discovered New Albany bodies still struggling with find

Jamie Clutter, with her son, Brandon.
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The man who found the bodies of a mother and her two children in a New Albany creek last week says he is still struggling with the discovery.

The man, who doesn't want to be identified, called 911 to report finding the bodies of 35-year-old Jamie Clutter, her 10-year-old son Brandon and six-month-old daughter Kaitlyn. He says it hasn't been easy putting what he saw into perspective.

"You wonder why, what turn of events...I guess the Lord brought you to that, we were the ones who found it," the man said.

The man says he and his wife were out looking for houses near New Albany's Binford Park when he noticed the bodies in a creek. He told a 911 operator the bodies were naked and submerged in water.

He calls what happened one of the more harrowing experiences of his life and he wonders why his timing could not have been better.

"Why, you know, why weren't we there six hours earlier, or eight hours, or however long, earlier," the man said.

Police say the investigation remains open. They haven't revealed how Jamie Clutter died, but have said her children drowned.

A private funeral service will be held Saturday in New Albany.