Richmond police ID couple killed in murder-suicide

Richmond police ID couple killed in murder-suicide
A woman was found shot to death in the 700 block of Northside Avenue. (Source: NBC12)

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Richmond Police Department says a woman was shot to death early Thursday morning in what police say was a domestic murder-suicide.

Police were called to the scene at 2:25 a.m. to find the woman in the road in the 700 block of Northside Avenue.

The woman, identified as 47-year-old Tanya P. Washington, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Later that day, 57-year-old Leon E. Willis, was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police say Washington and Willis were in a relationship.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

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