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Cherokee County father fatally shoots his teenage daughter before killing himself

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A 57-year-old Cherokee County father, Howard Newhouse, fatally shot his 19-year-old  daughter before killing himself.

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting at a home in the Bridge Mill subdivision in Canton, Georgia, at approximately 5:45 p.m. on March 19 and found the bodies of Newhouse and his daughter. The officials confirmed that Newhouse had shot his daughter, Kathryn Newhouse, before committing suicide by shooting himself.