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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in the city’s Hazelwood neighborhood.
Police found two people dead Wednesday evening inside a home there on West Elizabeth Street, near the corner of Lytle Street, after a call to 911.
The area around the Hazelwood home was secured and taped off as officers looked for evidence.
Pittsburgh Police spokeswoman Alicia George said, “Shortly before 7 o’clock this evening, police were called to the 200 block of West Elizabeth Street here in Hazelwood for an apparent murder-suicide. The call to 911 was initially made by a family member who discovered the bodies inside the home.”
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There weren’t too many people outside Wednesday evening because of the bitter cold.
Even so, word spread quickly through the quiet neighborhood that something was wrong, because everyone could see there was a heavy police presence in the area.
One neighbor, who didn’t want to go on camera, said he had heard the couple argue on previous occasions, but he couldn’t say what they were feuding about.
“At this time, we’re treating this simply as a murder-suicide. There’s no search for any suspect, or shooters,” George said.
The names of the victims have not yet been released.