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IONIA CO., Mich. – The Michigan State Police are investigating the murder of a 37 year old woman.

Her father admits responsibility.

The MSP Crime Lab Unit and detectives from the Ionia County Sheriff’s Department were at the home on the 6000th block of Jordan Lake Road in Berlin Township.

FOX 17 confirmed that Donald Lasley, 73, is in jail for shooting and killing his 37 year old daughter.

Her identity has not been confirmed at this point. Sheriff Dale Miller said the suspect called 911 around 4:30 pm.

When they arrived they found Lasley’s daughter lying on the living room floor with a fatal gunshot wound.

FOX 17 has also learned that the Sheriff’s department has been to the home numerous times for domestic disputes.

Miller said Lasley’s wife was up north in Traverse City at the time of the murder. She headed back to Ionia County to the jail.

The sheriff said Lasley is being very cooperative. Stay with FOX 17 for updates on this murder investigation.

Follow FOX 17’s Darren Cunningham on twitter @darrenfox17

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