Palmview police investigating murder-suicide

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A man and a woman died Monday and what officials with the city of Palmview described as a murder-suicide.

Officers with the Palmview Police Department were dispatched to the La Popular Home Center home building supply store on the 2400 block of Palm Vista Drive at around 7:16 a.m. in reference to a "disturbance between a man and a woman."

"By the time the officers arrived, yes, they did find two deceased persons...  it does appear to possibly be a murder suicide incident," Palmview police Chief Jose Trevino said. "[We] assessed the area, cleared the area, and it was determined that there was a tragic incident that had occurred where officers found a deceased male and female", 

A weapon was found at the scene, and no other injuries were reported.

Local law enforcement agencies, with the assistance of the Department of Public Safety, will continue to investigate.


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