Police identify ex-spouses in Scottsdale murder-suicide

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Posted 4/28/20

Two people are dead following a reported murder-suicide in Scottsdale, according to police.

The incident happened around 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 28 at Cholla Park, 11320 E. Via Linda.

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Police identify ex-spouses in Scottsdale murder-suicide

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Two people are dead following a reported murder-suicide in Scottsdale, according to police.

The incident happened around 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 28 at Cholla Park, 11320 E. Via Linda.

According to a release, Scottsdale police located Lawrence Labine, 59, and Tammy Welch, 50, with gunshot wounds at the park.

Mr. Labine was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. Ms. Welch was pronounced dead at the scene.

"Investigation thus far has revealed that Labine and Welch are ex husband and wife," police stated in a release Wednesday morning. "It is believed that Labine, armed with two handguns, shot Welch as she sat in her vehicle and then turned one of the guns in himself."

Police said all parties involved  were accounted for and there were no outstanding subjects.

There is no danger to the surrounding community, police said. 

The investigation remains ongoing.

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