Local Mother Remembered as Devoted Parent After Tragic Murder-Suicide

St. Augustine, Florida – The tragic murder-suicide of Andrea Yarbrough has left her family devastated and the community in mourning. At 34 years old, Andrea was known as a devoted mother who cherished her family and community.

According to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office, Andrea was fatally shot by her husband, Shawn Yarbrough, a Lieutenant with the St. John’s County Fire Rescue. The incident took place Thursday night in the Estrada subdivision off County Road 207 near Wildwood Drive.

Andrea’s sisters described her as a hardworking and dedicated mother who always put her family first. Olivia Marvin, Andrea’s younger sister, recalled how everything seemed to be falling into place for Andrea, who had recently celebrated her one-year wedding anniversary with Shawn. The couple had a blended family with four children, whom Andrea was incredibly proud of.

The sudden loss has left the family in shock, as they remember Andrea as a woman who never gave up, no matter the challenges she faced. Andrea’s children were her source of strength and motivation, pushing her to be the best version of herself.

In the wake of this tragedy, family members have set up a GoFundMe page to support Andrea’s 11-year-old daughter, Lily. The community has come together to offer their condolences and assistance during this difficult time.

As the family continues to grieve, no funeral arrangements have been announced yet. The memories of Andrea as a dedicated and loving mother will live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved her. The loss of Andrea has left a void in the lives of many, as they come to terms with the sudden and heartbreaking events that unfolded.