EGPD Investigates An Apparent Murder-Suicide

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EGPD Investigates An Apparent Murder-Suicide

Posted: 12/24/2017



December 24, 2017 




ELK GROVE, CA – On Sunday, December 24, 2017 at approximately 8:36 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 6300 block of Gus Way regarding two individuals who were found inside a residence by family members and were unresponsive. 


EGPD officers and medical personnel arrived, and located an adult male and an adult female (married) inside of the residence. Both individuals were in need of immediate medical attention, and were transported to a local area hospital. EGPD was later notified that both of the individuals had passed away as a result of their injuries.


Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene and took over the investigation. The names of the deceased have not been released and identification will be made by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.


At this time, based on statements from relatives, and physical evidence, detectives are treating this investigation as an apparent murder-suicide. The scene is contained inside the residence, and officers are not searching for any suspects.









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