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KSU student among dead in triple homicide

AP Published: June 12, 2017 7:28 AM
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NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio (AP) — Police say a mother and her two adult daughters have been found dead at a home in southern Cuyahoga County.

Police say a family friend found the three Sunday night at a home in North Royalton, south of Cleveland.

Police on Monday identified the victims as 45-year-old Suzanne Taylor and her daughters, 21-year-old Taylor Pifer, who was a fashion design student at Kent State, according to a unviersity spokeswoman, and 18-year-old Kylie Pifer.

“The Kent State University community is deeply saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Taylor Pifer,” a statement from the university reads. “Our hearts go out to Taylor’s family and friends during this tragic time.”

Police say it appears all three of the women suffered gunshot wounds.

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A motive for the shooting remains unclear. No arrests have been made.

North Royalton police and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation are investigating.

This story will be updated as more information becomes avaialble.


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