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Trini woman murdered in Florida, husband commits suicide

A Trinidadian woman living in Florida has been killed in a suspected case of murder-suicide.

45-year-old Vicky Samaroo-Torres was found dead inside her Vero Beach home early this morning.

Broward County detectives told local media the mother of three was a victim of domestic violence.

The Miami Herald reported that the lead suspect in the case is her husband Pedro Torres.

However, the area's sheriff's office confirmed that he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the popular Sawgrass Malls carpark.

Police investigate apparent murder-suicide in Mayaro

Police are investigating a murder-suicide in Mayaro in which a 46-year-old woman was killed before the assailant crashed his vehicle into a truck.

Police are working on the theory that Andrew Vasquez chopped to death 46-year-old Tara Ramdeen at her Bristol Village, Mayaro home around 12.30 today.

The man then sped off and was later involved in a head-on collision with a Junior Sammy truck around 1 pm.

Police suspect Vasquez deliberately crashed into the truck in an attempt to take his own life.

Investigations are continuing. 

International: "Facebook killer" commits suicide in Pennsylvania

The man who police said posted a video of himself on Facebook killing an elderly man shot and killed himself after a "brief pursuit" by Pennsylvania State Police officers on Tuesday, police said.

Steve Stephens was accused of shooting Robert Godwin Sr., 74, on a Cleveland sidewalk on Sunday before fleeing in a car and uploading a video of the murder to Facebook, becoming the subject of a nationwide manhunt.

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