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San Mateo, CA Police Department
Wednesday June 26th, 2019 :: 08:21 p.m. PDT

Advisory

SMPD investigating suspected murder-suicide at San Mateo residence 

MEDIA RELEASE / COMMUNITY ALERT
For Immediate Release No. 20190626-038
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
 
SMPD investigating suspected murder-suicide at San Mateo residence 
 
San Mateo Police are investigating a suspected murder-suicide involving two elderly citizens. The incident was isolated to one home and it doesn’t appear any suspects are outstanding.
 
On Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 9:39 A.M. San Mateo Police Department officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of Young Street regarding a welfare check of an elderly couple. Upon entering the home, officers found the couple to be deceased and enacted the San Mateo County homicide protocol. At this time, the deaths appear to be an isolated incident contained to the home and detectives preliminarily believe it to be a murder-suicide. SMPD’s Investigations Bureau are collaborating with our law enforcement partners to determine exactly what occurred.
 
We mourn the loss of our community members. Our hearts and prayers go out to the family in the death of their loved ones. We will be releasing information to the public as it becomes available.
 
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Nicole Von Glahn at (650) 522-7655 or by email at nvonglahn@cityofsanmateo.org.  Anonymous tips can be submitted to http://tinyurl.com/SMPDTips or by calling (650) 522-7676.  
 
 
MEDIA CONTACT
Michael Haobsh
Public Information Officer
Community & Media Relations
Desk: (650) 522-7626
Email: PDPIO@cityofsanmateo.org
 
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