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Two dead in possible early morning murder-suicide

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Posted at 11:31 AM, Oct 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-10 09:01:30-04

BALTIMORE — Two people are dead in what detectives believe to be a possible murder-suicide.

On Tuesday, at around 8:40 a.m., Northeast patrol officers arrived to the 1600 block of East 30th Street for a report of a shooting. Once on location, officers found a 34-year-old woman lying unconscious on the sidewalk, suffering from gunshot wounds.

Officers also located a 54-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head inside a home in the 1600 block of East 30th Street.

Medics arrived and pronounced both victims dead.

The 34-year-old woman has been identified as Siera Benson.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact investigators at (410) 396-2100 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.