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Report: Stonington Woman, Grandchildren Dead In Murder-Suicide

PRESTON, Conn. - A search for two children and their grandmother ended tragically Tuesday when police found them dead in a car.

Debra Denison, 47, had picked up her two grandchildren, Ashton Perry, 6 months, and Alton Perry, 2, at their pre-school in North Stonington, police said. The children's mother called police Tuesday afternoon and told them her mother, Debra Denison, had a mental illness, the Hartford Courant , reported.

The State Medical Examiner is conducting an evaluation and the official cause of death has not been determined.

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