Double murder-suicide: Police find 3 dead adults, 2 sleeping children at Port St. Lucie home – TCPalm

Double murder-suicide: Police find 3 dead adults, 2 sleeping children at Port St. Lucie home - TCPalm
Port St Lucie 3 dead in Port St. Lucie murder/suicide, police say WPTV Webteam 9
Three people are dead following an apparent double murder-suicide at a Port St. Lucie home, police said Sunday morning. 

A man called the St. Lucie County Dispatch just after 11 p.m. Saturday, saying he had just shot his wife and her boyfriend.

Port St. Lucie police arrived at the home in the 3200 block of SW Constellation Road to find a man dead from an apparent gunshot wound on the houses back patio. 

Authorities in Port St. Lucie say man killed wife, her boyfriend and then himself

The SWAT team discovered two other deceased adults at the scene, a man and woman. Their causes of death were not immediately available.

Police also found two children — now in the care of the Department of Children and Families — asleep in their beds.

Lindsey Leake is TCPalms explanatory reporter. She holds an M.A. in Journalism and Digital Storytelling from American University and earned her B.A. at Princeton. Follow her on Twitter @NewsyLindsey and send news tips to lindsey.leake@tcpalm.com.

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a man killed his wife and her boyfriend before fatally shooting himself.

Port St. Lucie police officers tell local media that the man called dispatchers late Saturday to say he had fatally shot his wife and her boyfriend, and that there were two children inside the home.

When police officers arrived at the home, they found the man dead from an apparent gunshot wound on the back patio of the house.


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