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Briefs: Dad finds daughter dead in murder-suicide; Man killed on I-75 identified

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A man found his daughter dead inside her home Saturday night in Gwinnett County and called 911 – only to discover that there was a second body inside the home. And police are investigating their deaths as a murder-suicide.

The victims have has been identified as Patricia Murray, 32, and Raul Covarrubias, 34, according to Gwinnett County police.

“At this time, the incident appears to be a case of murder-suicide,” police spokesman Sgt. Brian Doan said.

But police have yet to reveal the relationship between the man and woman as well as the cause of their deaths. It was also unclear who committed the murder.

Investigators said the woman’s dad went to the home in the 2800 block of Jordan Woods Drive to check on his daughter after not hearing from her and found her dead. Officers responded to the home after receiving the 911 call and found the body of the man after checking the rest of the home, Sgt. Doan said.

Man Killed on I-75 Identified

The man who was struck and killed while attempting to fix his broken-down vehicle on I-75 in Atlanta has been identified as 62-year-old from Florida.

On Sunday, the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man as Douglas Cutrone.

Around 6:30 a.m., officers responded to I-75 southbound near Cleveland Avenue after getting a call about a person down, according to Atlanta police. When officers arrived they found the man already dead, police spokesman Officer John Chafee said.

Investigators said the victim's vehicle had apparently broken down on the shoulder of the interstate when the man attempted to fix it. He appeared to have had the hood up and was at the front of the vehicle when a passing box truck struck the victim's vehicle and the victim, Chafee said.

The driver of the box truck, whose name has not been released, remained at the scene, the spokesman said.
So far, no charges have been filed in the incident and it’s unclear what happened to cause the man’s vehicle to break down.