Harlingen man may have hanged himself in possible murder-suicide
Tue, 24 Jul 2012 17:02:15 GMT —
Investigators believe a Harlingen man may have hanged himself after killing his wife in a crime that police are investigating as a murder-suicide.
Authorities identified the couple as 55-year-old Jose Elias Colmenares and 54-year-old Herlinda Trujillo.
Harlingen police were called to their home at 714 Rangerville Road on Monday evening after a relative found their bodies.
Investigators told Action 4 News that it appears Colmenares may have hung himself in a shed on the property.
It's not clear how Trujillo died but an autopsy has been ordered.
Police reported that there no signs of forced entry into the couple's home.
Action 4 News will provide more information as it becomes available.