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Hammond Police investigate double murder of aunt, nephew

7 years 11 months 3 days ago Monday, July 11 2016 Jul 11, 2016 July 11, 2016 9:40 AM July 11, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ
Image: WWL-TV

HAMMOND - Police are investigating a double murder that happened early Sunday morning in Hammond.

Hammond Police responded to the scene in the 1400 block of Hoover Street at 1:00 a.m. to find two people had been killed at the residence. Officers said they found 65-year-old Beverly Thompson outside of the residence and 39-year-old Toreo Thompson inside the residence. Both had suffered apparent gunshot wounds.

The victims, who police later identified as aunt and nephew, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing with investigators yet to identify a suspect or motive.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the HPD Criminal Investigations Division at 985-277-5739.

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