2 dead in Butler County murder-suicide, police say

A murder-suicide occurred in Fairfield on Oct. 13.
Published: Oct. 17, 2023 at 3:13 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 17, 2023 at 3:17 PM EDT
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FAIRFIELD, Ohio (WXIX) - An investigation is underway in Butler County after a murder-suicide occurred on Friday, Oct. 13.

According to the Fairfield Police Department, officers were dispatched at approximately 9:56 a.m. to Merlin Drive for a report of two people injured during an altercation.

Tatiana Maldonado, 24, and Jolman David Perez, 33, were found dead inside their shared apartment, police said.

On Tuesday, police and the Butler County Coroner’s Office confirmed that Maldonado was killed by Perez before he took his own life.

The coroner’s sheet says both individuals sustained neck wounds.

At this time, it is unknown what caused the incident to occur.

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