Tuesday, May 7, 2013
"TOCCOA, GA — Police say the shooting deaths of a mother and daughter in Toccoa on Saturday were a murder and suicide.
"Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said the mother, 72-year-old Nancy Brown Guest, shot her daughter, 36-year-old Mary Charlotte Guest, then killed herself in their home on Arcadia Drive. The shootings happened while Nancy Guest’s husband, James Guest, was in another room.
"James Guest found the bodies of his wife and daughter.
"Jarrell said police officers were called to the residence late Saturday morning.
"According to Jarrell, the bodies were sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab in Atlanta.
"Jarrell said that the investigation has shown the deaths to be the result of a murder/suicide.
"`Nancy Guest died of a gunshot wound and Mary Charlotte Guest died of what has been determined as a self-inflicted gunshot wound,` Jarrell said.
"Jarrell said the weapon used was found close to the body of Mary Charlotte Guest.
"The chief said police are still investigating."