Man killed woman, self in Ohio apartment, police report


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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A a man shot and killed a woman and then took his own life in an Ohio apartment, authorities said.

Columbus officers were sent to the residence on the city’s north side at 9:30 a.m. Sunday by family members concerned about the welfare of 53-year-old Kimberly Thomas, police said. Police and emergency medical personnel entered the unit and found Thomas and a male, who were both pronounced dead less than an hour later, police said.

Police said the preliminary information indicates that the 54-year-old man shot and killed Thomas before taking his own life. His name is being withheld pending notification of his relatives.

Anyone with information is asked to call homicide detectives.

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