Murder/Suicide – Dead – Man (Chandler, AZ)

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Chandler police believe a man shot and killed his wife and then shot and killed himself at an apartment complex Tuesday night.

Authorities arrived at the apartment complex near Ray Road and McClintock Drive about 9:30 p.m. after they received multiple 911 calls from neighbors who heard the gunshots. Officers found the bodies of the couple in a grassy area in the center of the complex.

Authorities believe the man shot his wife as she was walking to or from the apartment. The couple was married but separated.

The 40-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the scene and the 38-year-old woman was taken to a local Valley hospital where she later died, authorities say.

Officials say the couple leaves behind a child who is currently in care of family. Investigators are in the process of locating next of kin for the child.

http://www.azcentral.com/community/chandler/articles/20131211chandler-shooting-killing-apartment-abrk.html

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