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Family: Woman kills disabled granddaughter, then self

March 14, 2018 - 8:36 AM

SHELBYVILLE, Ky. - A family in Kentucky says a woman fatally shot her disabled granddaughter and then killed herself.

Samantha Castillo tells WAVE-TV that her 14-year-old daughter Aurelia, who had cerebral palsy, was killed by her mother, Julia Cash-Owens, who then killed herself.

Shelbyville police responded to the shooting at about 2 p.m. Monday. Cash-Owens was pronounced dead at the scene. The coroner said Tuesday that the girl died at a hospital of a gunshot wound to the head.

Authorities have not described a motive for the shootings.

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Information from: WAVE-TV, http://www.wave3.com

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