CRIME

Capitol Heights murder-suicide leaves couple dead

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A married couple was found dead inside their Capitol Heights home early Tuesday morning in what police believe is a murder-suicide.

Prince George's County Police say that Marilyn Yvette Mace, 52, and Dennis Bernard Mace, 53, were found suffering gunshot wounds just after 1:15 a.m. Tuesday. Police believe that the husband shot and killed his wife, then turned the gun on himself.

Both victims were pronounced dead on the scene. A niece who lived at the residence called police after discovering her aunt and uncle suffering from gunshots wounds, police say.

A weapon which police believe was used in the shooting was recovered from the home.

 

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