Police: Husband found in DMC parking structure, Southfield wife deaths are connected

Updates will be provided when available

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Detectives are investigating two deaths, one in Southfield and one in Detroit, that police say are connected.

On Saturday, Southfield Police released information on the death of a 63-year-old woman whom detectives initially thought passed away from natural causes on July 7. The police state in a release that the woman was found in a home on the 21000 block of Avon Lane and after examination, the Medical Examiner’s Office found bullet fragments in her skull.

A 65-year-old man, who detectives advise is the woman’s husband, was found deceased on July 8 in a parking structure at the Detroit Medical Center with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Detroit police confirmed that the man’s death was suicide.

Police say that the two deaths are connected. The investigation is currently active, and updates will be provided when available.

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