Thursday, July 25, 2013
"HARVARD, IL — Two teens are dead after an apparent murder/suicide this morning at a home in far northwest suburban Harvard, police said.
"Harvard police responded to a disturbance at about 1 a.m. today in the 1000 block of Apple Valley Road, according to a press release. Responding officers heard a gunshot in the area and found a 17-year-old girl and a 19-year-old man unresponsive in the backyard of the home near Apple Valley Road and 10th Street.
"Harvard police identified the two people who died as Jacqueline Flores and Miguel Andrade.
"Flores sustained wounds to her head in an altercation before being found outside a neighbors home, police said. Andrade was found with a wound to his head and a .22-caliber revolver near his body. Flores died at the scene while Andrade was taken to Harvard Mercy Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, police said.
"The couple had a prior relationship, and police were investigating the incident as a presumed murder/suicide.
"The investigation found that an altercation occurred at a neighboring home, where authorities think the girl had been injured, according to the release."
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