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UPDATED ON 6: Coroner Confirms Victims' Names In Double Homicide/Suicide

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The scene of a double homicide/suicide that occurred on Stanton Court early Sunday morning in the Pepperidge subdivision. The scene of a double homicide/suicide that occurred on Stanton Court early Sunday morning in the Pepperidge subdivision.
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***UPDATED at 6:19 P.M. on Monday, July 22nd***

Neighbors are speaking out in disbelief. WJBF's News Channel 6's Courtney Elledge explains.

Less than 48 hours after his death, friends and family of murder victim, Lee Wilson reaches out on social media for support.

The town is in disbelief, after  a married couple-- Brandi and Lee Wilson were murdered Sunday morning. Investigators say their ex brother- in- law is the killer.

Cedric Harris allegedly came after his ex-wife, and her family.  The victim was shot and is recovering in the hospital.

 Neighbor, Pierre Senat says, "I don't believe any man should touch and beat a female."

Courtney Elledge reporting, "Neighbors say the three victims recently moved here to Stanton Court. They say they never caused any harm, in fact one man says they ran their own business taking care of elderly adults."

Pierre says he would see his neighbor's children often playing and sitting on the front porch. Right now, he says he simply wants the neighborhood to feel safe and try to move on.

"I don't think anyone should be scared it's an isolated incident. I guess he believe he became jealous because his wife left him, so it he took matters in a different way instead of dealing with it, they way he was supposed to," explained Harris.

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***UPDATED at 3:23 P.M. on Monday, July 22nd***

The victims from the shooting early Sunday in the Pepperidge subdivision have been identified by the Richmond County Coroner's Office.

Coroner Grover Tuten tells WJBF News Channel 6, the victims are identified as 35-year-old Brandi Wilson and 31-year-old Lee Wilson. Tuten says they were both pronounced dead at 5:15 a.m. Sunday morning.
 
Tuten tells us, the couple lived at the residence where the shooting took place. Autopsy showed that both of the victims died of gunshot wounds.

Tuten goes on to say, another female was also shot at the same time and location as the Wilsons. She has been admitted to a hospital and her information is not available, at this time.

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***UPDATED at 1:19 P.M. on Monday, July 22nd***


We are still waiting for official word on the names of two people killed early Sunday morning in the Pepperidge subdivision.

Richmond County Sheriff's Office investigators say it happened at a home on Stanton Court. When deputies and investigators arrived on the scene, they found a man and woman dead both dead, and third victim...a female...critically injured.

Shortly after they discovered the scene, authorities were able to locate their suspect, 31-year old Cedric Tobias Harris, in McDuffie County. They say he shot himself and later died. Harris is believed to be the ex-husband of the female victim who is currently in the hospital.

Investigators tell us all of the victims were related.

We hope to have the names of the victims who were killed, within the coming hours. Stay tuned to WJBF News Channel 6 for the very latest on this developing story as it becomes available.

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***UPDATED at 8:48 A.M. on Sunday, July 21st***

Police say 2 people are dead and one is in critical condition after being shot early Sunday morning in what appears to be a domestic dispute situation which happened around 4 a.m. on the 3600 block of Stanton Drive in Pepperidge Subdivision.

Deputies found one male and one female dead at the scene when they arrived. A third victim was also shot and was transported to the hospital; she has been upgraded to stable condition.

The suspect, 31-year-old Cedric Tobias Harris, was located shortly thereafter with the assistance of the McDuffie County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia State Patrol in McDuffie County. Upon being confronted by law enforcement, he self-inflicted a fatal gunshot wound.

Harris is believed to be the ex-husband of the victim who is in stable condition in the hospital. The deceased male and female were family members of the third victim.

Investigators say they do not believe there are any other suspects in this case

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***POSTED at 5:45 A.M. on Sunday, July 21st***

Police say 2 people are dead and one is in critical condition after being shot early Sunday morning.

Richmond County deputies say it happened around 4 a.m. on the 3600 block of Stanton Drive. That is in the Pepperidge Subdivision in South Augusta.

Deputies found one male and one female dead at the scene when they arrived. A third victim was also shot and was transported to the hospital. That victim is in critical condition. 

The suspect, 31-year-old Cedric Tobias Harris, was located a couple of hours later in McDuffie County. Officials say he is suffering from what appears to be a self-inflicted gun shot wound. His condition is unknown at this time.

Harris is believed to be the ex-husband of the deceased female.

Investigators say they do not believe there are any other suspects in this case. 

Count on WJBF News Channel 6 to update you further as details become available.

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