Alleged Murder/Suicide Shocks Ozarks Town

6 years 3 weeks 1 day ago Tuesday, November 22 2011 Nov 22, 2011 Tuesday, November 22, 2011 10:47:00 PM CST November 22, 2011 in News
By: Megan Johnson

CABOOL - On November 21, police found the bodies of a mother and her autistic son after being called to their residence in Cabool, a town in Texas County, by family members. 

The investigation shows Tammy Fleming, 43, shot her son Charles Loftis, 15, and then shot herself. Charles suffered a gunshot wound to the chest, and his mother died of a gunshot wound from the same gun, also in the chest area. Family members say her wrists were also cut.

Fleming left a detailed suicide note, explaining money problems were the reason for her suicide.

The case is being investigated by the Cabool Police Department and the Texas County Coroners office.

 

 

 

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