The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has released the name of a woman who died Thursday in an apparent murder-suicide in south Sacramento County.
The Coroner’s Office website identifies her as Gail E. Martinez, 52.
About 9:30 a.m. Thursday, a relative reported finding the bodies of a man and woman inside a home in the 8000 block of Tevrin Way, which is near Elk-Grove Florin and Calvine roads.
Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies arrived at the home, along with medical personnel who pronounced the man and woman deceased. Deputies went door-to-door in the neighborhood to find out what they could about the couple.
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Sheriff’s officials said detectives believe the man killed his wife, then himself. No motive has been identified.
The man’s name has not been released.
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