Police: 6 dead in apparent domestic murder-suicide


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Police say six people are dead after an apparent domestic murder-suicide in Chesapeake.

Media outlets report that Chesapeake police said in a news release that officers were sent to a home on Wildwood Road on Thursday afternoon to check on a person and found one person dead. Police say their investigation led them to another home about a block away, where they found an armed person barricaded inside.

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After negotiating for several hours, police say officers entered the home and found five people dead, including the armed person they negotiated with.

Police say all six people who died appear to be relatives and they believe the person they were negotiating with killed the other five people. Police did not release their names.

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