Police: 2 dead in apparent murder-suicide in Fruitland Park
Two people were found dead in a Fruitland Park home Sunday night and investigators believe the case could be a murder-suicide. The call came in just after 10 p.m. Sunday regarding a shooting along Phoenix Avenue. Fruitland Park Police Chief Erik Luce said officers had no signs that something like this could happen. He said police had never been called to this home for anything violent before. Officers were called to the area when neighbors reported hearing gunshots around 10 p.m. Officers responded and found two people dead inside the home.The police chief said they believe the two people were in a romantic relationship and lived at the house with their children.
A woman was booked into jail on suspicion of murder after, and killing one, with her car in a Cupertino park, authorities said Wednesday.
The suspect, who has not been identified, was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail, said Sgt. Michael Low, a Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office spokesman. Authorities did not release the suspect’s identity but said she is in her 50s.
“At this point, it does not appear to be an accident,” Low said.
Woman's body found in Upstate ravine; man in custody on murder charge, sheriff says
A man is in custody after a missing woman's body was found in a ravine in Gaffney, according to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office. Coroner Dennis Fowler said the body was found Thursday evening in a wooded area behind a home at 2420 Union Highway. Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller said Marshall Depree Lee, 42, is in custody and being held on a murder charge. Mueller said more charges are possible. The woman was reported missing from the Charlotte area several days ago, Mueller said.READ MORE:Woman's body found in Upstate ravine; man in custody on murder charge, sheriff says CHECK OUT WYFF:Get the latest Greenville news and weather.
Deputies responded just before 1 p.m. Tuesday to reports that a vehicle struck two pedestrians in the Rancho San Antonio Park and drove away, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Authorities stopped the car nearby and detained the driver.
One person was taken to the hospital in critical condition and later pronounced dead. The county coroner had not released the victim’s identity Wednesday morning.
Another victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at the scene, officials said. The suspect was also taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure.
Authorities are still trying to determine if the suspect and victims knew each other.
Dispatch officials received reports that a woman drove up to a man pretending to hit him, and then ran him over several times, said Nathalie Brown, dispatch supervisor on duty.
Rancho San Antonio Park was closed Tuesday while authorities investigated, according to park officials.
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Man dead after suspects forced their way into Phoenix home .
A man is dead after four suspects forced their way into a Phoenix home early Thursday morning, Phoenix police said. On Oct. 10 around 1 a.m., the suspects made their way into a near 67th Ave. and Camelback Rd, police said. According to police, there were at least four suspects who entered the house and killed a man. The suspects fled the scene and have not been found or identified. At the time of the incident, the man’s wife and two young children were at home, but unharmed. Police said the investigation is in the early stages. RELATED: 3 pedestrians injured during crash in PhoenixDetectives are at the scene investigating what happened.