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Adams Co. Man Says Girlfriend Startled Him When He Shot and Killed HerSubmitted: 03/02/2013
Adams Co. Man Says Girlfriend Startled Him When He Shot and Killed Her
Story By Lyndsey Stemm

ADAMS - An Adams County man faces reckless homicide charges for shooting his girlfriend this morning.

Twenty eight-year-old Coleman Dybul told police he was asleep when his girlfriend startled him.

He shot her with a shotgun he kept by the bed.

Twenty seven-year-old Toni Voss died at the scene.

Police arrested Dybul, and a child that was in the house is with relatives.



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