Man shoots himself after stabbing wife, tying up stepdaughter in Kokomo

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KOKOMO, Ind. – A Kokomo man took his own life after police say tied up his stepdaughter and made her watch as he stabbed her mother on Sunday.

Police responded to the couple’s home in the 1000 block of North Courtland Avenue around 4 p.m. after receiving a 911 call.

When officers arrived, they found the Mark Campbell, 39, dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. They also found his 33-year-old wife and her 10-year-old daughter.

Police say the mother suffered from lacerations to her upper body and was flown by helicopter to an Indianapolis hospital in critical condition. The 10-year-old girl did not receive any physical injuries during the altercation.

The mother was in stable condition as of Monday evening.

This case is still being investigated. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Detective Richard Benzinger at (765) 456-7324, or the Kokomo Police Department Hotline at (765) 456-7017.

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