RICHMOND, Ind. (WDTN) - A pregnant school teacher is dead after being found shot in her car Monday morning in Richmond, Ind.
Police told 2 NEWS 32-year-old Tonawanda Thompson was found inside a car at South 20th and G streets around 8:30. They said she had been shot at least two times and died while being rushed to a local hospital.
According to Lt. Jon Bales, Thompson was pregnant and was shot outside her own home. He said the baby did not survive. Bales said they searched Thompson's house, but did not say what they found.
"At this time we have no motive and no suspects," Bales said. "We have several detectives on this continuing to investigate until we can uncover that information."
An autopsy is scheduled for later Monday.
Thompson was a sixth grade teacher at Fayette Central Elementary School in Connersville, Ind.
Grief counselors and social workers were at the school Monday for students and staff and students and will be there again Tuesday.
Fayette school superintendent Dr. Russ Hodges said "it was like family, it was very emotional, a very difficult time."
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