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East Tennessee mother, daughter dead in apparent murder-suicide

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MOUNTAIN CITY, Tenn. — Officials say an East Tennessee mother has apparently killed her 6-year-old daughter and herself.

Johnson County Sheriff Michael Reese described the deaths to the Johnson City Press (s an apparent murder-suicide.

He said the deaths occurred after officers were called to a Johnson County residence late Saturday on a report of a shooting. Reece said officers initially found 50-year-old Mark Johnson with gunshot wounds. Police say his girlfriend, 31-year-old Heather Buchanan, fired at an officer before escaping into a wooded area with the girl.

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