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Woman, son shot to death near Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Cumberland County sheriff's deputies are investigating the shooting death of a woman and her son.

Authorities said Thursday the body of 57-year-old Yolanda George was found behind a home south of Fayetteville. Deputies later found the woman's son, 35-year-old Jamal Skinner, dead in their home.

Sheriff's spokeswoman Debbie Tanna says investigators think the victims were targeted.

The bodies have been taken to the state Medical Examiner's Office for autopsies.

No suspect has been identified.

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