Prattville homicide victim identified; Help for children sought

PRATTVILLE, AL (WSFA) - The name is being released of a woman shot and killed over the weekend in Prattville.

Autauga County Coroner Buster Barber has confirmed the victim is 39-year-old Chaka Houser.

Houser's ex-husband, Derico Tierre Houser, is believed to be the shooter. He was later found dead from what police say was a self-inflicted wound.

A GoFundMe account has been set up for three surviving children ages 5, 14, and 17.

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