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Parents of Tysiona Crawford identified as victims of possible murder-suicide

NOW: Parents of Tysiona Crawford identified as victims of possible murder-suicide

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit is investigating a possible murder-suicide that happened at a home in the 2700 block of Hartzer Street in South Bend.

Dispatch received a call about a shooting at 2:38 p.m.

According to investigators, police were dispatched to the home for a welfare check.

Police were authorized to enter the home through a family member's permission.

Police went inside and found 36-year-old Doneisha Jones and 37-year-old Tyson Crawford both deceased from apparent gunshot wounds.

Jones and Crawford are the parents of Tysiona Crawford, a South Bend teenager who was shot and killed in January of 2018 by her ex-boyfriend Rahim Brumfield.

Jones and Crawford were residents of the home on Hartzer Street.

Preliminary information indicates that the deaths were a result of a domestic dispute, according to investigators.

The autopsies for Jones and Crawford are scheduled for Wednesday at 9 a.m. in Fort Wayne.

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Silverlining 82 days ago
Thoughts and prayers to a family already reeling from the unexpected murder of a family member and now losing both her parents.
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