- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 16, 2016

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Police in Surprise have released the name of the second woman who was killed inside a home last week.

They say the other victim was 75-year-old Ruth Schwed, who lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Police say Schwed was visiting 70-year-old Barbara Leslie at her Surprise home.

The two women were found fatally shot after a possible home invasion.

Police say the search continues for a suspect or suspects in the double homicide case.

Officers making a welfare check at the Leslie residence at the request of an out-of-state family member found the bodies on the night of Feb. 9.

Police say a car was stolen from the home’s garage and later found abandoned at a Phoenix-area apartment complex.

They say officers continue to sort through evidence and follow up leads.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide