Dayton police: Deaths on North Garfield Street apparent ‘murder-suicide’

Dayton police detectives are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that happened over the weekend.

Officers were called around 3:45 p.m. Sunday to the 10 block of North Garfield Street on a report of a deceased person, according to a police incident report.

Police found a man’s body inside the duplex, where they also found a woman’s body, Dayton police Lt. Jason Hall said.

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Homicide detectives then were called to the residence, he said.

“While detectives are still in the early stages of this investigation, the evidence recovered indicates this tragic event is likely the result of a murder-suicide. At this time we aware awaiting the results of the coroner’s examination as well as additional interviews to complete our investigation,” Hall said.

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Neither person found dead has been identified, and no information has been released on the cause or manner of deaths, nor when the deaths were believed to have occurred.

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