Tragic Murder-Suicide Shatters St. Johns County Family’s World

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — The tragic death of local mother Andrea Yarbrough has left the community in shock. She was fatally shot by her husband, St. Johns County Fire Rescue Lieutenant Shawn Yarbrough, in a murder-suicide that occurred at their residence in the Entrada Subdivision.

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the details of the incident, highlighting the devastating loss suffered by the Yarbrough family. Andrea’s family members are currently grappling with the aftermath of the tragedy, mourning the loss of a beloved daughter, sister, and mother.

Remembered as a dedicated and hardworking individual, Andrea’s legacy as a caring mother and community member is being honored by those who knew her best. Her sister, Olivia Martin, fondly recalls Andrea’s unwavering commitment to her loved ones and the compassion she showed to everyone she encountered.

In the wake of this heartbreaking event, family members have established a GoFundMe campaign to support Andrea’s 11-year-old daughter, Lily, as she navigates this difficult time. The community has rallied behind the family, offering condolences and assistance to help them cope with the profound loss they have experienced.

As loved ones and acquaintances alike come to terms with the tragedy, the memory of Andrea Yarbrough lives on in the hearts of those who cherished her presence. Through their grief, family members find solace in sharing stories of Andrea’s kindness and generosity, ensuring that her spirit endures as a beacon of light in their lives.

The devastating impact of domestic violence has once again been brought to the forefront, serving as a somber reminder of the urgent need to address and prevent such senseless acts of aggression. As the community mourns the loss of Andrea Yarbrough, they stand united in advocating for greater awareness and resources to combat domestic violence and support those affected by its far-reaching consequences.