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Woman shot, killed outside McKinney daycare

Suspect, her estranged husband, shoots himself

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Posted: Friday, January 17, 2014 3:00 pm

A woman was shot and killed Thursday evening outside a McKinney daycare by her estranged husband who then killed himself, police said.

At 5:45 p.m., police responded to a shooting at Discovery Learning Center at 1815 W. White Avenue in McKinney. They found Melissa Williams, 36, of McKinney, shot dead in her vehicle in the parking lot.

Her estranged husband, Cedric McFail, 33, fired the shots at Williams before fleeing, police said. Williams was at the daycare picking up her two children, who were in the car but uninjured.

Shortly after 6 p.m., police were called to another shooting in the 2700 block of Frontier Lane, where McFail had entered a residence and shot himself. He was transported to Baylor Medical Center of McKinney, where he died.

 “We’re actively investigating both scenes and trying to gather more information,” Boston said Thursday night.

Williams’ children are in the care of Child Protective Services.

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