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Police: Man and woman are dead at a north Phoenix home after an apparent murder-suicide


PHOENIX — Authorities say a recently divorced couple has been found dead at a north Phoenix home and it appears to be a murder-suicide.

Phoenix police say the names of the two aren't being immediately released but they were both in their 50s.

They say a 14-year-old girl returned home Tuesday afternoon to find her stepfather dead in the home along with a gun.

Police say the girl's mother was found dead in the garage while seated in a car with gunshot damage to the vehicle.

They say it appears the shootings may have occurred sometime Tuesday morning.

Police say the couple recently divorced and the man had to be out of the home in the next few days.

The house is in a gated community near 67th Avenue and Jomax Road.

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