Double Fatality in Hayward Confirmed as Murder/Suicide

Double Fatality in Hayward Confirmed as Murder/Suicide

Hayward authorities have confirmed that a tragic incident on April 20 resulted in the deaths of a man and a woman, with evidence pointing towards a murder/suicide. The incident occurred in the 3000 block of West Winton Avenue in Hayward, California. Police were alerted to the scene shortly after 6:20 p.m., where they discovered the lifeless bodies of a 31-year-old woman and a 36-year-old man inside a vehicle.

While the identities of the deceased have not been released publicly, pending notification of their families, investigators believe that the man, who was found deceased in the car, shot the woman before taking his own life. Witnesses reported hearing an argument between the two just moments before the gunshots rang out.

This tragic event marks the third homicide in Hayward in 2024. Authorities are urging anyone with information related to the incident to contact the assigned homicide detective at 510-293-7176.

Author: CrimeDoor

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