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Alabama man suspected in murder-suicide had past slaying conviction

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TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — Authorities say a man who once served time for killing a woman is believed to have killed another woman before turning a gun on himself.

The Tuscaloosa News (http://bit.ly/1SDzTJw ) reports that investigators believe 48-year-old Roger Creer shot and killed 60-year-old Rosa Busby in the home they shared in Tuscaloosa.

Authorities believe the man killed himself afterward. A relative found be bodies Friday night and called police.

An investigator says the shooting apparently happened after the woman told the man to leave the home they shared.

Court records show that Creer previously served 19 years of a 20-year sentence for killing a woman in Clarke County. Court records show Creer was convicted of murder, but additional details aren't available.

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