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Murray Police Department said a caller reported returning to their Catalina Drive home at approximately 9:47 p.m. Feb. 7 and finding a deceased female in their garage. The caller indicated the female possibly came from next door.

MPD officers went to the next door residence and found a second deceased female and a suspect in the bathroom of the home. Investigators charged the man, Shannon Scott of Murray with two counts of murder, first-degree burglary, tampering with physical evidence and second-degree animal cruelty.

The victims were Tera Todd, 37, and her aunt, Evelyn Scott, 77, according to WPSD. Todd was the mother of four children and the girlfriend of the man charged with her murder.

WPSD also reported Todd's funeral service will be 1 p.m Tuesday, Feb. 12 at Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home. Visitation will be 5 - 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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