Maricopa Police: Murder-suicide at Maricopa home possibly related to victim's terminal illness

MARICOPA, AZ - Police are investigating after finding two people dead in a Maricopa home.

Police received reports on Sunday around 1 p.m. about gunshots heard at a home near Bowlin and Hartman roads.

According to officials, officers did not receive a response after knocking on the front door. They decided to enter the home and discovered a 69-year-old woman and a 67-year-old old man dead in what appears to have been a murder-suicide.

It’s believed that their deaths are related to the woman’s terminal medical condition, a police spokesperson said.

Police are not searching for any suspects at this time. However, an investigation is ongoing.

No additional information was immediately available.

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