Two Dead In Bronx Murder-Suicide

Published on October 15, 2011, 2:01 pm
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Police found a man and woman dead in a Bronx apartment in an apparent murder-suicide.

Investigators say they found Marie Jannette Lawrence, 30, shot to death in her apartment at 2084 Grand Avenue in Morris Heights Friday afternoon.

Police were checking on Lawrence after a 911 call from her father saying he hadn’t heard from her in days.

Batu McClary-Griggs, 37, was also found dead on the floor with a gunshot wound to the head.

Police say a gun was recovered near the bodies.

They say they cannot yet confirm the relation between the victims, but sources say they did know each other.


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