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Around 5:45 p.m. on Saturday, Cherokee County Police responded to a Canton, Ga. home where officials confirmed Howard Newhouse, 57, shot and killed his 19-year-old daughter, Kathryn Newhouse, before killing himself, cbs46 reports
Her brother, Cris, was awoken Saturday evening with a voice mail and texts telling him about the tragic news. He told cbs46 that he wanted to add some context to the story. He said his sister, a transgender woman, had suffered from years of mental health issues.
He said that Kathryn had just been released from a mental health facility before her father shot and killed her.Rest In Peace Kathryn Newhouse.