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Savannah murder, suicide connection confirmed


The investigation of an Oct. 22 shooting death and suicide has been confirmed the two are connected.

Jessica Nowell, 24, was found shot to death in her apartment on the 400 block of west Montgomery Cross Road about 11:20 p.m. Her former roommate Justin baldwin, 24, was found about the same time with a self-inflicted gunshot wound at a relative's house on North Parkwood Street. He later died at the hospital.

Violent Crimes Detectives from SCMPD confirmed that the two had been in a relationship and that Baldwin shot Nowell at their apartment before shooting himself.

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