St. Petersburg police have been investigating the deaths of two people at a house on 35th Avenue North since early Saturday morning.
Geraldy "Gary" Joseph Stempinski, 69, and his wife,, Marie, 72, were found dead at 700 35th Ave. N. shortly before 9 p.m. Friday, according to a St. Petersburg Police Department news release.
St. Petersburg Police Department Major Crimes Unit detectives were able to establish that there was a murder-suicide that took place inside the Stempinski house.
Officers were initially called to that location on Friday, April 29, at 8:48 p.m. to conduct a welfare check. Once inside the home, the couple was found dead of gunshot wounds.