Prosecutor: 2 found dead in Somerset home in apparent murder-suicide

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SOMERSET, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts couple was discovered shot useless of their residence Saturday in an obvious murder-suicide, in keeping with Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn III’s workplace.

Somerset police obtained a 911 name from a relative stating she had discovered Amber Pereira, 30, and Joshua Pereira, 31, useless of their residence at round eight a.m., Quinn’s workplace mentioned.

A gun was discovered below Joshua Pereira’s physique, and investigators discovered the couple had separated and he’d just lately moved out of the house, Quinn’s workplace mentioned.

Witnesses additionally heard a number of gunshots from inside the house shortly after Joshua Pereira arrived that morning, Quinn’s workplace mentioned.

The state health worker’s workplace is conducting the autopsies and the incident stays below investigation.