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Mother shoots and kills her daughter after mistaking her for burglar

By Mason White 12:42 PM December 31, 2015
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By: Wayne Morin
A young woman was shot dead after her mother mistook her for an intruder in middle of the night, police in Florida said.

St. Cloud police said that according to the evidence at the scene, the mother was asleep when she heard someone enter her house on Tuesday night.

45-year-old Sherry Campbell told police that she heard footsteps approaching quickly to her room so she fired a single shot.

She then he discovered that the intruder was 27-year-old Ashley Doby. The daughter was taken to a nearby hospital, where she died of the gunshot wound.

Campbellā€™s husband, Police Cpl. Claude Campbell, Jr., placed the 911 call after finding his daughter lying unconscious. No charges have been filed.