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Two dead in apparent murder-suicide in Dawson County

The Dawson County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are currently investigating a possible murder-suicide in Dawson County. 

Sheriff Jeff Johnson said in an email that at 5:45 a.m. today, the 911 center received a call regarding a shooting that occurred on Crane Road inside Dawson County. Upon arrival, deputies located two deceased persons.

Johnson said that from the initial investigation the cause of death appears to be murder-suicide, but that the investigation is ongoing. 

"At this time, the names of the deceased are being withheld," Johnson said.