Man, adult daughter found slain in their home - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man, adult daughter found slain in their home

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A Memphis man and his adult daughter were found beaten to death in their apartment when worried family members broke into the home.

Family members said 78-year-old Earl C. Smith Senior, a retired plumber, and his daughter had lived in the apartment for decades.

Police said whoever attacked the victims escaped by jumping out a back window of the second-floor apartment.

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