Two die in apparent murder-suicide

January 25, 2008 4:52:39 PM PST
Police were blocked from getting into a house before two people were shot in an apparent murder-suicide. Authorities arrived at the home on Chew and Hershe in east Houston just after midnight. They heard someone scream, but couldn't get in because of burglar bars on the home.

A wrecker was called to pull the bars off and when officers got in, they found a man and woman shot to death. The woman's co-worker notified police of a possible domestic disturbance.

"The co-worker that did call advised that she had made statements about ongoing problems between her and the boyfriend," said Brian Evans with the Houston Police Department.

The co-worker called to check on the woman when she didn't show up for work last night and noticed she sounded distressed.

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