Orlando murder-suicide connects to domestic violence, police say

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Police Department is investigating a murder-suicide in the 5000 block of Savannah River Way.

Officers responded for a well-being check Friday evening around 6:31 p.m. When they arrived at the home, they found a man and woman dead inside.

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Investigators say the case appears to be a domestic violence-related crime involving the suspect Eric Jeffery Duncan, 39, and the victim, Emilys Jossys Alfonzo Moreno, 39. Officers did not reveal how the two knew each other.

Orlando police say a gun was found at the scene. However, they are waiting for the medical examiner to determine the cause of death.

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This is not the first time at least one of the victims has filed a domestic violence report with the police.

Duncan was arrested on domestic violence-related charges last February.

According to arrest documents, Duncan pushed and hit Alfonzo Moreno when she tried to leave his apartment.

The report said Alfonzo Moreno had visible marks and cuts on her face, wrist and thigh, and that Duncan claimed she punched him.

Police said they found a cut in Duncan’s upper lip.

Although he was arrested, Duncan was not formally charged in the case.

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