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Man murders wife then commits suicide

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor

A man reportedly murdered his wife, then committed suicide on Saturday in Belize City.

Police say that sometime around 5:55 p.m., they responded to a report at # 5 Rose Lane, Lake Independence area, and that upon entering a room at the residence, they discovered the body of Hermelinda Pinks, 46, with a bullet wound that penetrated her head.

Also in the room was the body of Jason Emmanuel, 43, who also had a bullet that penetrated his head.

Police are investigating the incident.

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