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Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office Released 911 Call

The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office released the 911 phone call made by Don Spirit today. Don Spirit called 911 on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 at approximately 4 p.m. to inform the police that he had shot and killed his daughter, Sarah Spirit, and his six grandchildren. Spirit told the dispatcher that …

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Bell Residents Hold Vigil In Honor Of Slain Family

Elementary-age children attend the vigil held for their classmates Sunday night. Sarah Spirit and her six children were victims of a mass shooting last Thursday, Sept. 18.

In the small town of Bell, family and friends gathered at a candlelight vigil to honor the lives of Sarah Spirit, 28, and her six children. Police said last Thursday, Don Spirit shot and killed his daughter and six grandchildren before turning the gun on himself.

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