Mom seeks answers on daughter's murder in foster care
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Heidi Shinn, 18, and her foster mom were shot to death by her foster dad last Thursday.

By Dave Elias, WBBH

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. -- (WBBH) -- A North Fort Myers mother is looking for answers after her daughter was killed while living in foster care.

Heidi Shinn, 18, and her foster mom were shot to death by her foster dad last Thursday.

Jonathan Jensen, 47, then killed himself.

Heidi Shinn had been living with her Lehigh Acres family for the last six years.

Her biological mother Rachel Shinn said she knew there were problems. She's questioning why Florida Department of Children and Families allowed her daughter to stay inside a troubled home.

“She was loving and caring little sister I have,” described her biological brother Aaron Shinn.

While Aaron hadn’t seen his sister Heidi for six years, he said the two kept in touch.

He said he was shocked to hear about her murder on television.

“A friend texted me to see if it was true or not and I went and looked it up and found out. That's when I called my mom and told her what happened,” Aaron said.

His sister Heidi was shot and killed by Jonathan Jensen, the man she had come to look up to as a father figure and had been her foster father for the last six years.

Neighbors who lived nearby were not surprised at the news of the double murder-suicide.

Neighbor Thomas Weber said that Jensen was known to carry a gun and had a sign on his home that you’ll be shot on sight.

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