Texas mayor apparently shot teen daughter, self

Letters and flowers lay on the front steps of Coppell Mayor Jayne Peters' home Wednesday, July 14, 2010 in Coppell, Texas. The mayor of the upscale suburb of Dallas and her teenage daughter were found shot to death at their home, city officials said Wednesday. Police discovered the bodies of Peters, 55, and Corrine Peters, 19, Tuesday evening, city spokeswoman Sharon Logan said. Police found no signs of forced entry, Logan said. (AP Photo/Cody Duty)

July 14, 2010 5:30:30 PM PDT
The mayor of an upscale Dallas suburb apparently shot her teenage daughter to death before fatally shooting herself, but only after leaving notes at their home warning officers about the scene they would find and outlining how to manage family affairs, police said Wednesday.