Tag: murder-suicide

Man Kills Wife and Self While Kids are Home in Donna

DONNA (KFXV) — The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office released new information about a murder-suicide in rural donna this weekend. Investigators believe the couple’s deaths is a murder-suicide resulting from a domestic violence incident. Hidalgo County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of shots fired in the 900 block of Earling Rd. in rural Donna.  Upon arrival, authorities say the person who called them said their father had shot himself.  Deputies went inside the home and discovered 39-year-old, Orlando Sandoval with a gunshot wound.  They also found 40-year-old, Maria Sandoval’s body with gunshot wound.  An ambulance transported Orlando Sandoval to...

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Two Separate Murders In Cameron County In A Single Day

Several police agencies in Cameron county investigating two separate murder cases The incidents reported in both La Feria and Brownsville. Cameron county authorities investigate these two seperate murder cases that occurred overnight. One man is found dead and another in custody following a fatal shooting in Brownsville Early Friday morning. Police were called to an apartment complex on the 1700 West Elizabeth Street at about 1:30 a.m. and where suspect 39-year-old Raul Valentin Canales was arrested. According to Brownsville police, a conflict between neighbors escalated into the shooting. Twenty-two-year-old Jesus Diaz and 24-year-old Steve Dorsett were transported to a...

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Elderly Couple Found Dead in McAllen Home

McAllen — An elderly couple is found dead inside their home yesterday. Police say the couple died from gunshot wounds. McAllen police confirm the bodies were found by close friends of the couple. The 2400 hundred block of Swallow Avenue looks peaceful today, but last night, the scene was completely different. After not hearing from the couple for a while, family friends reached out to police Friday–it wasn’t until Sunday when the bodies of Thomas and Janet were discovered. Preliminary investigations reveal Mr. Williams’ wounds appear to be self-inflicted. Raul Santiago lives across the street and saw as the bodies...

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Major Study Of Bereaved Military Families Underway

With his wife and child close at hand, Army Maj. Chad Wriglesworth battled skin cancer for more than a year before dying at age 37. “It was long and painful and awful,” said Aimee Wriglesworth, who believes the cancer resulted from exposure to toxic fumes in Iraq. Yet the 28-year-old widow from Bristow, Virginia, seized a chance to recount the ordeal and its aftermath to a researcher, hoping that input from her and her 6-year-old daughter might be useful to other grieving military families. “To be able to study what we felt and what we’re going through – maybe...

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