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St. Lucie police investigating apparent murder-suicide

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Port St. Lucie Police

(PORT ST. LUCIE, FLA) — A man and a woman were found dead inside a home in the 1700 block of SW Apache Ave. by Port St. Lucie police on Tuesday evening.

St. Lucie 911 received a call that raised concerns about the two people who lived at the property but upon arrival responding officers were unable to make contact with anyone inside.

A police SWAT Team made entry into the house and a 33-year-old woman and 36-year-old man were found dead inside.

The female victim had suffered a gunshot wound while the male appeared to have taken his own life.

Officials believe it may have been a domestic dispute however the investigation is ongoing.

The names of the victims have not been released and anyone with information is asked to call the Port St. Lucie Police Dept. at 772-871-5001.