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Marital Murder-Suicide in Phoenix

On Behalf of / Wednesday, 30 April 2014 / Published in Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

Marital Murder-Suicide Leaves Kids in CPS Care

Marital disputes are hard on everyone, but when you have kids they are who suffer most. On Sunday a man and woman both ended up dead from a murder-suicide.

The Phoenix Police say that they received a 911 call around 11:30 on Sunday night. The call came from the suspect. He told the authorities that he shot and killed his wife at their apartment. This was near 79th and McDowell Road.

The suspect told the authorities that the door to their apartment was ope and there were three children sleeping inside the apartment. When the Phoenix Police came to the scene they found the 33 year old woman and she was suffering from a gun shot wound.

The spokesman for the Phoenix police, James Holmes said that the fire crew pronounced the woman dead.

Children found at the Murder-Suicide Scene

The three children that were inside the apartment were ages: 1,3, and 12. They were still asleep when the authorities arrived and unharmed during the incident.

The husband of the victim, a thirty-two year old man in this case, was found near his vehicle which was at 15th Avenue and Indian School Road.

Holmes said that the man (suspect) had died due to an self-inflicted gunshot wound.  The three children are now in the care of Arizona Child Protective Services.

Source: https://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/west-phoenix/2-dead-in-potential-homicide-suicide-in-phoenix-police-say