TEXAS CITY

A man and a woman were found dead this morning in what police believe might be a case of murder-suicide, Cpl. Allen Bjerke, spokesman for the Texas City Police Department, said.

Officers received a call at about 10 a.m. about an incident at the Lakeview Apartments complex in the 8800 block of Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, Bjerke said. It’s not clear whether the call was in reference to a disturbance, shots fired or something else.

Police arrived at the scene and found a man and a woman dead from apparent gunshot wounds in a bedroom, Bjerke said. Detectives as of 10:38 a.m. hadn’t yet determined their identities.

The investigation into the deaths is ongoing, but it appears to be a murder-suicide, Bjerke said.

Matt deGrood: 409-683-5230; matt.degrood@galvnews.com

Locations

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Thank you for reading!

Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to read or post comments.