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Police: Mother, daughter fatally shot in Madison County; suspect also dead

Published: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 @ 2:41 PM
Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 @ 4:30 PM

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UPDATE @ 4:30 p.m.

A mother and daughter were shot and killed today at a home in London, and police say the shooter is dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot.

The victims were identified as 41-year-old Yaisa Cordero and her daughter, 25-year-old Joceline Cordero, police told our news partner WBNS-TV in Columbus. The shootings happened around noon at a home on Landis Lane near U.S. 42.

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Police said the suspect, 54-year-od James Evans Jr., was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. He was an ex-boyfriend of Yaisa Cordero, police told WBNS.

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Police are working to locate a suspect after two people were found dead after a shooting in Madison County Wednesday. 

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London police found two people dead inside a house on Landis Lane, near U.S. 42, around noon, our news partners at WBNS-TV in Columbus report. 

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Police tell the station they are currently looking for a suspect but a description of the suspect or suspect vehicle was not provided. 

We’re monitoring this developing story and we’ll update this story as we learn more.