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Parrish girl, 10, dad dead in apparent murder-suicide in Ohio

Published:   |   Updated: March 13, 2013 at 09:25 AM

A 10-year-old Manatee County girl and her father were found dead in a vehicle in rural Ohio in an apparent murder-suicide, according to the sheriff in Henry County.

Timothy Brown, 47, took his daughter, Alexandra, from her home in Parrish due to a custody dispute, Sheriff Michael D. Bodenbender said in a news release.

Both were found dead Monday morning in a vehicle on County Road 16A in Pleasant Township, the sheriff said.

Investigators said a 9 mm handgun was used in the shootings.

Bodenbender said the bodies were removed from the vehicle and taken to the Lucas County coroner's office for autopsies.

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