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Florida man kills wife, her boyfriend then himself in murder-suicide, police say

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Posted at 3:26 PM, Sep 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-22 15:26:44-04

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Three people are dead in Port St. Lucie after a man fatally shot his wife, her boyfriend, and then himself, according to police.

Saturday at 11:03 p.m., St. Lucie County Dispatch received a call from an adult male in the 3200 block of SW Constellation Road.

The man told dispatch he just shot his wife and her boyfriend, and that there were two children inside the home.

Port St. Lucie police officers arrived at the house and found an adult male deceased from an apparent gunshot wound at the back patio of the house.

The Port St. Lucie SWAT team cleared the house and located two additional bodies (male and female) and two juveniles asleep in their beds.

A search warrant was approved and is being executed.

This is an active investigation being handled by Port St. Lucie Crime Scene Investigators along with the assistance of the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Crime Scene Unit.

The children were removed from the home and placed in the care of the Department of Children and Families.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding this double murder-suicide.

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