Murder-Suicide Suspected in Madera

MADERA COUNTY, Calif. (FOX26 News) — Two people were found dead in their home Tuesday afternoon in Madera.

According to the Madera County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called around 1 p.m. to a home in the 33000 block of Avenue 12 regarding a welfare check.

Deputies say they arrived at the home and found a man and woman dead.

While KMJ News has received information as to the identities of the deceased, we will not announce until Madera County officials officially identify them.

The sheriff’s office says they are still investigating the incident but believe it could be a murder-suicide.

According to officials, the incident remains under investigation and anyone with information can call the sheriff’s office at 559-675-7770.