Murder-Suicide Investigation at 15730 Munson

February 5, 2010 - Houston police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide incident at 5730 Munson Lane about 5:30 a.m. today.

A female victim, Willie Mae Pakoejoe, 60, of the above address, suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene. A male, identified as her husband, Herman Lawrence Pakoejoe, 56, suffered an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound and was also pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officers D. Arnold and C. Hufstedler reported:

The Pakoejoes resided at 15730 Munson with their granddaughter. Their granddaughter was awakened by gunshots and found both her grandparents deceased on the floor of their bedroom. She then notified family members living nearby, who then called 911.

Information at the scene leads investigators to believe that Herman Pakoejoe shot his wife and then himself.

JKS/JFC 2-5-10
Inc. #017503810

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.

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