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Cincinnati police investigate apparent murder-suicide

Published: Saturday, January 12, 2019 @ 1:30 PM

Ashley Montgomery and Clifford Smith
Ashley Montgomery and Clifford Smith(CINCINNATI POLICE DEPARTMENT)

Police are investigating an apparent murder suicide after they found two people fatally shot Saturday morning.

Officers were called shortly before 4:30 a.m. to the 1600 block of Waverly Avenue on a report of a person shot. They found a man and woman dead at the scene.

The victims were identified as 31-year-old Ashley Montgomery and 39-year-old Clifford Smith.

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Preliminary investigation indicates Smith shot Montgomery and then killed himself, according to Cincinnati police.

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