- Associated Press - Friday, October 21, 2016

OCHOPEE, Fla. (AP) - Officials say the fatal shootings of a three people found in a car along U.S. 41 in southwest Florida may be connected to the death of a woman in Miami.

Collier County sheriff’s deputies found the bodies of a man, woman and girl in the vehicle Thursday afternoon.

Miami police spokesman Lt. Freddie Cruz told reporters his department was contacted by Collier County authorities to check on the well-being of a woman. When officers went to her apartment, they found her dead. Cruz did not say how the woman died or release her identity.

Cruz, Collier County investigators said the people in the car died in a murder-suicide. He didn’t have further details.

Ochopee is southeast of Naples along the Tamiami Trail.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Kristine Gill tells the Naples Daily News (https://bit.ly/2eAXNqu ) they’re not looking for suspects.


Information from: Naples (Fla.) Daily News, https://www.naplesnews.com

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