Police investigating apparent murder-suicide in Fayette County

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State police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in which a man shot and killed a teenager before turning the gun on himself, according to authorities.

Police said James Dice Jr., 29, fatally shot Leah Fields, 19, between 3 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. on Clark Road in Georges, Fayette County. Both were from Smithfield, police said.

State police had no additional information on the incident. The investigation is ongoing. Police ask anyone with information to call 724-439-7111.

Madasyn Czebiniak: mczebiniak@post-gazette.com.



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