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DETROIT, Mich. (WJW) – Two Detroit police officers were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide Sunday afternoon, according to Fox News.
The officers’ bodies were found in an apartment complex in Livonia, Michigan, according to police.
Fox News reports that Livonia police officers were on patrol when they were alerted by a family member for a well-being check, Livonia Capt. Gregory Yon told FOX 2.
Officers entered the apartment and found a 26-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman dead, according to Fox News.
Detroit Police Chief James White says the shooting appears to be a domestic murder-suicide.
According to police, the man and woman were in a relationship.
“It’s a sad day for our department,” White said. He would not release the officer’s names on the scene, according to Fox News.
An infant was found unharmed inside the home and is now in the care of a family member, police said.