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Friday, August 31, 2012

UPDATED: Two Ferguson Women Found Dead in Apartment, Baby Still Alive

Posted By on Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 12:23 PM

Police say two women in their 20s were found shot to death in an apartment in the Oakmont Townhomes Complex in the 1600 block of Northwinds Drive. [UPDATE 12:17 p.m.: Police have identified the victims as Tasheerra Johnson, 29, and Claudia Williams, 30. The murders have been characterized by police as "not random," but no information has been released concerning a motive or possible suspect or suspects.] Relatives of one of the women found their bodies when they came to check on them at 6 a.m. this morning. No names have been released at this point.

A baby was also found in the apartment, alive and unharmed. A 2006 white Pontiac Grand Am with Missouri license plate WD4 F1U that belonged to one of the victims is missing. Police continue to investigate the double homicide.

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