Two bodies found dead in apartment after welfare check, possible murder-suicide police say
HOUSTON - Police are investigating after two bodies were found inside an apartment in southwest Houston.
Details are limited at this time, but Houston police say they received a call around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday for a welfare check. Officials say someone said there was a smell coming from their neighbor's apartment in Forum Park.
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When officers arrived, they reportedly found two bodies but can't confirm their identities of them because of the decomposed state of the bodies. Officials later determined the deaths to be a possible murder-suicide.
According to investigators, the cause of death appeared to be gunshot wounds. The two bodies were not found in the same room, reports said.
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Jorge Espin, a neighbor to the apartment where the bodies were found, said one of the victims was around 20-year-olds and he saw them last Tuesday evening.
Espin said the other person found dead with the victim was aggressive.
No other information has been provided at this time. We will continue to update this story as it develops.