Mother and teen daughter found dead in southern Ohio home

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MINFORD, Ohio– A woman and her 16-year-old daughter were shot and killed in a southern Ohio home.

Scioto County Sheriff’s deputies found the victims, Candace Newsome, 48, and her daughter, Kristina Newsome, 16, both of Lucasville, just before 9 a.m. Monday at a house on Blue Run Road in Minford, Sheriff Marty Donini told WOWK in Charleston, West Virgina. A police news release said that there were “obvious signs of trauma.”

Donini said the shooting happened sometime in the past 12 hours, according to WSAZ.

There are no suspects in this crime yet, and police ask anyone with information to call 740-354-7566.

Minford is about 85 miles south of Columbus and more than 100 miles east of Cincinnati.