Double-murder suicide leaves 3 dead in Phoenix apartment πŸ’₯πŸ‘©πŸ‘©πŸ’₯

Phoenix police are investigating what they said is a double-murder suicide that occurred late on Sunday at an apartment near 20th Avenue and Hadley Street.

The victims were identified by police on Monday as Eric Sands, 38, and Danica Aiken, 29.

The suspect was identified as Taffari Celestine, 24.

Police officers responded to the shooting around 11:50 p.m., where they found Sands who had been shot to death outside an apartment.

According to police, a witness said they saw someone force Aiken inside an apartment and heard shots after.

Police said a special assignments unit was called in to investigate the apartment, where they found Aiken who had been shot to death and Celestine dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The investigation indicates Celestine, who was inside the apartment, was the suspect and the ex-boyfriend of Aiken, police said. Sands was Aiken’s current boyfriend.

An investigation is ongoing, police said.

According to Aiken’s friend, a candlelight vigil will be held at her home on Monday at 8 p.m.

Double-murder suicide leaves 3 dead in Phoenix apartment

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