2 Die in Murder-Suicide in Montgomery County, DA Says

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Authorities say the deaths of two people found dead inside a car parked in a suburban Philadelphia community are being investigated as a murder-suicide.

The Montgomery County District Attorney's office says a man and a woman were found shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday inside a car on Kerwick Court in Upper Gwynedd. They say the man, Tommy Parks, was in the driver's seat and was found with a pistol in his hand.

Parks, 60, shot himself after shooting Sera Lee, 44, in the head, investigators said. Parks' death was ruled a suicide while Lee's death was ruled a homicide.


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Lee lived along Kerwick Court and the incident appeared to be domestic, the DA's office said.

No other injuries were reported in the incident.

SUICIDE PREVENTION HELP: Here is information on suicide prevention from the National Institute of Mental Health. If you are in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or reach out to the Crisis Text Line by texting ‘Home’ to 741741.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELP: The National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-7233 or 800-787-3224 (TTY) provides people in distress, or those around them, with 24-hour support.

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