Coroner identifies man at the center of murder-suicide

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MIAMI TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – The Montgomery County Coroner identifying the man who shot and injured his girlfriend and shot and killed her 5-year-old-son Friday as 33-year old Jovonie McClendon, Jr. 

Authorities say McClendon then shot and killed himself. They are not yet releasing the name of the 5-year-old boy who was killed. 

911 calls started coming into dispatch at around 11:40 am Friday for a situation at the Preserve at Sagebrook apartment complex. 

In one of the calls, a man tells dispatchers he just killed his girlfriend and her son. He added he was about to kill himself, telling dispatchers “I’m sorry”. 

Police found McClendon and the 5-year old dead when they arrived. Medics took a 27-year-old woman to the hospital in critical condition. 

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