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Daughter shoots mother, then herself

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EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH -

Mother and daughter, with ties to Shreveport, have died in an apparent murder-suicide in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Authorities say Karen Diamond, 47, who graduated from LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport and was a gastroenterologist in Baton Rouge, shot and killed her mother, Eula Diamond, 84, and the family dog before shooting herself.

The bodies were found Monday afternoon when deputies received a phone call from a woman asking that they check on her friend, Eula Diamond.

Several neighbors said the two women moved into the house from north Louisiana about a year ago, but mostly kept to themselves.

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