BREMERTON – Authorities in western Washington have identified a couple killed in a murder-suicide.
Bremerton police told the Kitsap Sun that 23-year-old Francisco Rivera fatally stabbed his wife, 22-year-old Marie Aurora Rivera, on Wednesday before hanging himself.
Officials said Francisco Rivera was a sailor on the USS Nimitz and had recently returned from a six-month deployment.
Detectives are continuing to investigate.
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