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Housekeeper finds two dead in apparent murder-suicide

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Metro Police investigate at the scene of an apparent murder-suicide at 1292 Sun Village Ave. Monday, September 14, 2009.

Updated Monday, Sept. 14, 2009 | 4:14 p.m.

Murder-Suicide Investigation

Metro Police investigate at the scene of an apparent murder-suicide at 1292 Sun Village Ave. Monday, September 14, 2009. Launch slideshow »

Death investigation

Metro Police said a housekeeper found two people in their mid-20s dead this afternoon in an apparent murder-suicide in the south Las Vegas Valley.

Homicide detectives arrived at 1292 Sun Village Ave. about 1 p.m., police said. That location is east of Maryland Parkway and north of St. Rose Parkway.

Police Sgt. William Scott said a woman was found shot to death on a couch downstairs, then a man was found dead upstairs.

The shooting likely happened late Friday or early Saturday, police said.

A housekeeper told police that one person was bleeding from the head.

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