Tuesday, October 21, 2014
"BRISTOW, VA — The body of a man accused of murdering his girlfriend was found near the baseball fields of a Prince William County school Monday.
"Police were looking for Edward Everett Hale Jr., 35, of Glen Burnie after his car was found in the parking lot of T. Clay Wood Elementary School in Bristow Monday morning.
"Hale shot his girlfriend, Jessica Leigh Wilson, 31, of Bristow, Va., early Sunday morning in the 12700 block of Lednock Way in Bristow, police said.
"Neighbor Milt Sharp said he saw Hale and Wilson in Wilson's car having a conversation. A few minutes later, Sharp said he saw Wilson's feet fluttering outside the driver's side and Hale was choking her. Sharp yelled at him and he stopped long enough for Wilson to get out, but she tripped and fell, according to Sharp.
"Sharp said Wilson looked at Hale and said, `Ed, don't do it,` but Hale fired anyway.
"Sharp ran into his house to take cover and call 911."
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Monday, October 20, 2014
"HOUSTON, TX — A husband and wife were found shot to death in a suspected murder/suicide in south Houston home Sunday morning. The husband's wound apparently self-inflicted, Houston Police said.
"Raul Cruz, whose age was unknown, and Maribel Cruz, 43, were found dead around 7 a.m. at their home at 9523 Garden Bridge, according to HPD spokesman Kese Smith.
"Police believe at this time that Raul Cruz killed Maribel Cruz and then himself, though police are still waiting on an autopsy.
"A firearm was also recovered.
"The Cruz's two daughters heard gunshots in the early morning hours, but after checking on their parents and finding them apparently asleep, went back to sleep themselves, Smith said.
"He said when one of the daughters got up to get ready for work in the morning, she noticed her stepfather Raul Cruz's truck still in the driveway, when he should have been at work.
"She then found the Cruz's dead, Smith said.
"There was no information yet on a motive, police said."
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"BELLEVILLE, NJ — A man and woman are dead after an apparent murder/suicide in Belleville, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said Saturday.
"Police discovered the bodies of John Sykes, 47, and Felicia Hunt, 23, in a home on 62 New Street around 6:30 p.m. Friday, according to the prosecutor’s office. Officers were called to the residence to check on Sykes after he didn't show up for work.
"`As the officers peered in a window they observed a male and female lying dead,` the prosecutor’s office said in a statement.
"Sykes apparently killed Hunt before taking his own life, Essex County Prosecutor's Office Chief of Detectives Anthony Ambrose said.
"The two lived together at the house and `appeared` to be involved in a relationship, according to the prosecutor’s office.
"Autopsies were pending and the Essex County Homicide Task Force was investigating.
"Authorities did not immediately provide additional details."
"PLANO, TX — On Friday, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Plano police responded to 3544 Big Horn Trail in response to a shooting and domestic violence incident.
"Upon officers' arrival, neighbors reported that they heard a series of shots in the area. Officers were further advised that a woman ran from the residence to a neighbor’s house with apparent gunshot wounds. She was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
"The suspect was found deceased inside the home with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He has been identified as William Donald Collyar, a 55-year-old, white male from Plano. The deceased’s next of kin have been notified.
"According to the Plano PD, the investigation is still on-going."
"FREMONT, NH — A man suspected of killing a woman whose body was discovered inside her Main Street apartment early Friday morning was found dead of an apparent suicide several hours later, authorities said.
"The man was located inside his truck about a mile away from the home at 296 Main St., where state and local police converged sometime around 5 a.m. after receiving a report of an unresponsive female at the home.
"The state attorney general’s office said the woman was the victim of a homicide and that the man suspected in the death was an `acquaintance.`
"Assistant Attorney General Jay McCormack said investigators are looking into the nature of their relationship to `maybe shed light on why this occurred.`
"Authorities have not released the names of the man and woman pending notification of family members. They also haven’t said how either of them died. McCormack said an autopsy will be conducted to determine the exact cause and manner of death.
"The homicide came as a shock to this town of more than 4,400. Town Historian Matthew Thomas said the death is the first homicide to occur in Fremont, which this year is celebrating its 250th anniversary."