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St. Johns County Fire Rescue lieutenant, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — St. Johns County Fire Rescue Lieutenant Shawn Yarbrough and his wife Andrea Yarbrough are dead after an apparent murder-suicide, the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office announced in a news release Friday.

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Around 9:20 p.m. Thursday, deputies found the couple dead inside their home in the Entrada Subdivision.

Autopsies done on Friday revealed Andrea died from a homicide and Shawn a suicide. Being shot was the cause of death for both, according to the news release.

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SJSO said this seems to be an isolated incident.

“At this time we are deferring to the information released by the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office as they are still actively investigating the incident,” St. Johns County Fire Rescue told Action News Jax.

SJCFR also released an official statement on the incident on X:


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Chase Berger

Chase Berger, Action News Jax

Chase Berger is an Associate Producer for Action News Jax.

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