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Fundraiser to help 7 children, victims of murder-suicide

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A couple weeks ago the coroner ruled a North Charleston incident as a murder-suicide.

North Charleston police said they were trying to defuse a situation at a mobile home when they heard two gun shots.

35-year-old Zakiya Lawson and her boyfriend were dead inside. They left behind seven children.

Saturday there's a carwash fundraiser to help the children.

It's taking place at McDonalds at 3710 Rivers Avenue near the intersection of McMillan.

Friends and family are also asking for contributions at First Citizens Bank under the account, "Zakiya Lawson Family Fund."

If you or someone you know needs help in an abusive relationship, call My Sister's House hotline at 1-800-273-hope.

Watch the entire story tonight on News 2 at 6:00.

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