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UPDATE: Police ID woman who fatally shot herself at Whitfield Co. 911 Center

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UPDATE: A woman took her own life Sunday morning in the parking lot of the Whitfield County 911 Center in Dalton.

Police say that Tifiney Necole Arp, 38, drove to the 911 Center to speak with her husband about their upcoming divorce.

Arp was the estranged wife of Jeffrey Russell Arp, 35, who works as one of the 911 dispatchers at the 911 Center.

The two were talking in the parking lot, and while still seated her pickup truck, she shot herself.

EMS responded but she was pronounced dead at the scene. 


PREVIOUS STORY: The Dalton Police Department is investigating a suicide that occurred Sunday morning in the parking lot of the Whitfield County 911 Center at 804 Professional Boulevard. 

The incident did not interrupt 911 service to Whitfield County.

Early reports in the investigation show that the estranged wife of one of the 911 dispatchers arrived at the center discuss their impending divorce. 

The pair were sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot talking when the female reached for a handgun, put it to her head and fired. EMS responded but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

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