POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7602 Wileyvale

November 12, 2015 - Houston police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide at 7602 Wileyvale about 11:50 a.m. on Tuesday (November 10).
The female victim, Estela Hernandez, 53, of the above address, was pronounced dead at the scene.  

The suspect, Teodoro Maldonado, 62, also of the above address, suffered an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant S. Murdock and Senior Police Officer B. Evans reported:  

A family member of suspect Maldonado went to the residence at the above address to check on him.  She arrived at the residence but was unable to enter and called 9-1-1.  HFD paramedics responded to the scene and found Maldonado and Ms. Hernandez deceased in the master bedroom.    

Further investigation by HPD Homicide investigators determined the incident was an apparent murder-suicide.  
The investigation is continuing.  

VHS/KJS  11-12-15
Inc. #144795415

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