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Jefferson County Sheriff's Department investigating a murder suicide

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a murder suicide in an East Jefferson County home.

Sheriff's Deputies were called Sunday afternoon to a home in the 2800 Block of Arrowhead Drive. When they arrived, they found 30-year-old Jennifer and her husband, 33-year-old Joshua Whitworth shot to death.

The father of Joshua Whitworth forced his way into the home after not being able to get in contact with his son since Friday and discovered both bodies.

Deputies say Joshua shot his wife Jennifer before turning the gun on himself. Narcotics deputies were also called to the scene to remove what appeared to be several marijuana plants from the home.

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