Police: Fla. golf course deaths a murder-suicide

Two female bodies were found shot to death late Tuesday afternoon, March 26, 2013, on the Hilaman Golf Course in Tallahassee, Fla. Police have ruled the deaths a murder-suicide. WCTV

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Police said the bodies of a mother and her 3-year-old daughter found shot and killed near a Tallahassee golf course Tuesday evening were the result of an apparent murder-suicide.

The Leon County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday identified them as 22-year-old Jenna Porter and 3-year-old Scarlett Porter.

Golfers found their bodies early Tuesday evening at Hilaman Golf Course after they heard shots ring out.

The golfers called 911 and stayed on the scene until deputies arrived.

The Sheriff's Office says the mother and daughter lived in an apartment complex close to where their bodies were found. Investigators determined that Jenna Porter fired the shots based on evidence and witness statements.

They say the handgun used was found at the scene.

Preliminary autopsy results indicate each died from a single gunshot wound to the head.

Aujahne Cottrell, who lives at the apartment complex, told CBS affiliate WCTV that the young woman and girl "seemed like normal people. You wouldn't think something like that would happen to them."

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