Wisconsin woman and child found dead in Florida forest
OCALA,FL (CBS News) -- A 33-year-old Holmen, Wisconsin woman and her 1-year-old daughter are dead following an apparent murder and attempted suicide in central Florida.
According to the Marion County FL Sheriff’s Office, the bodies of Jessica Johnson and her daughter Gabriela Farias were found Saturday in the Ocala National Forest. Both had been shot according to Marion County Sheriff’s spokesperson Paul Bloom.
Bloom said the apparent shooter, 26-year-old Kevin Benjamin Olesen Farias of Waconia, Minnesota was found suffering from an "apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound,." Bloom said Farias is in critical condition in a local hospital as of Sunday morning.
Deputies were called to an area about in the National Forest about 20 miles east of the City of Ocala after a person found the man and the victims late Saturday morning.