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Police Believe Deaths Were Murder-Suicide
Updated May 5, 2013 1:03 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(AUSTIN, IN) - State police at the Sellersburg Post believe the tragic deaths of a woman and her three children was a triple murder-suicide.

Sgt. Jerry Goodin says the finding is based on the preliminary coroner's report and evidence collected at the scene by detectives.

Officials believe 30-year-old Amanda Bennett shot her children: 14-year-old jasmine Abbott, 9-year-old Katelynn Bennett, and 4-year-old Ryan Bennett.

Police allege the woman then set the house on fire before turning the gun on herself.



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