Police still looking for motive in Tucson family's slaying

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Still questions in Tucson family's slaying

TUCSON -- Tucson police say they're working on a couple of theories as they look for a motive in last month's killings of a Tucson couple and their 8-year-old daughter at their home.

They decline, however, to speak publicly about it. The home hadn't been ransacked and nothing apparently was missing, and they didn't find any drugs or drug paraphernalia.

The bodies of Francisco Javier Tanori-Marin and Raphaela Pereda-Felix, and daughter Tania Guadalupe Tanori-Pereda, were found inside their rental home July 20, by the couple's teenage son.

Police say Tanori-Marin worked occasionally as a custom auto painter. They say his wife was a stay-at-home mother who cared for their daughter, who had Down syndrome.

Information from: Tucson Citizen

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