Friday, October 20, 2017

LCSO: Man kills wife, dogs, self in Fort Myers

a lee county sheriff's office squad car


The Lee County Sheriff’s Office has ruled two deaths in Fort Myers to be a murder-suicide on Friday.

According to deputies, an initial investigation determined that John Perez, 46, shot and killed his wife, Breanna Perez, 38, along with their three dogs before turning a gun on himself on Monday.

Deputies responded to the scene, in the Iona neighborhood of Fort Myers on Monday morning, and identified Breanna on Tuesday. The initial investigation results were announced on Friday afternoon.

Police say the case remains open as further investigation continues.

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