Saturday, May 25, 2013
HAMPDEN — State police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide of a middle-aged woman and man at a home on Marina Road.
Police responded to a call around 7 a.m. from a 54-year-old man who said had there had been a homicide and he planned to kill himself, according to a press release from Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland.
MCausland said the woman, 53-year-old Katherine Hunt, was in the process of breaking up with the man, which led to the violence.
The State Police Tactical Team entered the house around noon and found in the kitchen two bodies that had been shot, McCausland said.
The man's name will not be released until his next of kin are located.
The man moved here from Jacksonville, Florida to live with Hunt last July, according to the release.