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Former Horn Lake mayor's daughter found murdered

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Two people were found shot in Tallahatchie County on Sunday evening. District Attorney John Champion identified one of the victims as former Horn Lake Mayor Nat Baker's daughter.

Champion says Mandy Wynne Baker, 35, and Roger Dale Murphy Jr., 33, were found dead in a house about 14 miles southwest of Charleston, Mississippi.

Tallahatchie County sheriff's deputies were called to the scene around 8 p.m. Sunday.

According to Mississippi Bureau of Investigation agents, Roger Dale Murphy Jr. committed suicide.  MBI says that while Baker, Murphy's girlfriend, was grieving, his father shot and killed her.

According to Champion, Roger Dale Murphy Jr.'s father was taken into custody and faces charges.

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