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Authorities: Mother found fatally shot in Detroit after children not picked up at school


DETROIT — Authorities say a 32-year-old mother of two has been found fatally shot in Detroit after she didn't pick up her children from school as expected.

The Detroit Free Press and Detroit-area broadcasters report the woman, who hadn't yet been formally identified, was found Thursday at the bottom of the basement stairs located off the kitchen at her home. The Detroit News reports suspects are being sought.

An autopsy was planned. Police say the father of the children was questioned but wasn't arrested. Tips are being sought from the public.

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