Deputies investigating apparent murder-suicide in north Harris County

Image 1 of 2

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent murder-suicide in north Harris County.

According to deputies, a man and woman in their 70s were found dead in the backyard of a home on Pear Tree Lane. Both suffered from gunshot wounds.

Homicide and Crime Scene Unit investigators responded to the scene.

Investigators say all indications are consistent with murder-suicide. The Harris County Office of Forensic Sciences will conduct autopsies.


If you or a loved one is feeling distressed, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The crisis center provides free and confidential emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to civilians and veterans. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Or text to 741-741

CLICK HERE for the warning signs and risk factors of suicide. Call 1-800-273-TALK for free and confidential emotional support.