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Cleveland.com reporter Nikki Delamotte and her uncle found dead inside home

A coroner said Tuesday that Delamotte was shot several times.

Nikki Delamotte. David Petkiewicz / The Plain Dealer via AP

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio say two people found dead in a home died from gunshots, including a woman who was a reporter for Cleveland.com.

Perrysburg Township police in suburban Toledo say they found the two bodies Monday.

A coroner said Tuesday that 30-year-old Nikki Delamotte was shot several times. Delamotte had worked for Cleveland.com about two years and wrote human interest and culture stories.

The Wood County coroner says Delamotte’s uncle, 67-year-old Robert Delamotte, of Perrysburg Township, died from a single gunshot.

Authorities have not said what happened. Detectives say it’s a homicide investigation.

Cleveland.com reports Nikki Delamotte wanted to reconnect with her uncle after having little contact with her father’s family since her parents divorced.

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Delamotte’s mother said her daughter went to visit her uncle Sunday.

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