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Tampa mom, daughter dead in murder-suicide

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

Homicide detectives are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide involving a mother and daughter.

Thursday night around 10:40 PM, deputies say Julie Hill, 68, called 911 from her Tampa home.  When deputies arrived, they found Hill conscious and breathing, with a gunshot wound to the chest.  Deputies found a .38 caliber revolver on the floor next to her.

When deputies asked what happened, they say Julie Hill told them she shot herself, after shooting her daughter Tracey.  Deputies found the body of Tracey Hill, 46, in her bedroom with at least one gunshot wound to the head.  She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Julie Hill was taken to the hospital, where she later died.

Detectives are interviewing friends and family to try to determine what lead up to this event.

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