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Mother and child found dead
Apartment
Residents of Arms Apartments were stunned Wednesday afternoon when a maintenance worker conducting a routine check discovered the body of Marisha Drake in H Building. Her 14-month-old daughter was also found dead in the apartment.
A mother and her young child were found dead inside their home Wednesday afternoon at Arms Apartments.The mother, Marisha Drake, 25, and her daughter, Kalyrica Drake, 14 months, were found deceased in their apartment when maintenance men entered to conduct an inspection around 3 p.m. Wednesday.“The maintenance men knocked and when they didn’t get an answer they used their key to get in,” said McMinnville Police Capt. Derwin Adcock. “When they got inside they found Ms. Drake deceased on the couch.”Police were then called and made the grisly discovery of Drake’s 14-month-old daughter, whose body was found in a bedroom. While autopsies are ongoing, police suspect the mother had been dead about five days before her body was found.