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Man killed ex, found shot dead on levee Sunday

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BATON ROUGE – A woman was murdered by her ex-boyrfriend who then shot and killed himself miles away Saturday.

Tangela Detiege, 33, was shot and killed on Catalina Drive in Baton Rouge.  The shooting happened at her home around 7 p.m.

The gunman, Matthew Thornton, was found dead hours later.  Thornton shot himself in a car on the levee at River Road near Ben Hur.  LSU Police found the vehicle around 6 a.m. Sunday.


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