• Daily Leader staff report
Oklahoma authorities are investigating the death of a Topeka woman and her daughter after both of their bodies were found this weekend in Texhoma, Okla.
“Texhoma police requested OSBI assistance in a weekend double death, according to a release by Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Public Information Office Director Jessica Brown, “Rose Irene Warner (DOB 7-20-79) was hit by a Union Pacific train Saturday night at approximately 9 o’clock near Second Street.
“During the investigation of her death, officers discovered she and her 5-year-old daughter, Alexandria Leigh Warner, had recently checked into the Hometown Inn at 305 Highway 54 West in Texhoma,” the release continued.
Brown noted officers went to the hotel room and found the child dead inside.
“The Oklahoma Office of the Chief Medical Examiner took custody of the bodies and will determine the cause and manner of their deaths.
“Currently, the OSBI is investigating the deaths as suspicious,” the release added.
Warner lived in Topeka.