Family: Woman kills disabled granddaughter, then self

SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A family in Kentucky says a woman fatally shot her disabled granddaughter and then killed herself.

Samantha Castillo <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”http://www.wave3.com/story/37713931/family-woman-kills-herself-after-killing-teen-granddaughter-with-cerebral-palsy”>tells</a> WAVE-TV that her 14-year-old daughter Aurelia, who had cerebral palsy, was killed by her mother, Julia Cash-Owens, who then killed herself.

Shelbyville police responded to the shooting at about 2 p.m. Monday. Cash-Owens was pronounced dead at the scene. The coroner said Tuesday that the girl died at a hospital of a gunshot wound to the head.

Authorities have not described a motive for the shootings.

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Information from: WAVE-TV, <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”http://www.wave3.com”>http://www.wave3.com</a>

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