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DA to ask for death penalty in 2015 double murder

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Attorney General Steve Crump is seeking the death penalty for a former city of Cleveland firefighter accused of killing his girlfriend and her son.

Police stopped at the home of Rachael Johnson in December of 2015 for a welfare check.

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There, police found Johnson, her 5-year-old son Colton, and the family dog had all been shot to death.

Her boyfriend, Ross Anderson, was arrested more than 130 miles away in Murfreesboro. 

Crump filed a notice to seek the death penalty against Anderson.

Stay with Channel 3 for more on this developing story.
 

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