BREMERTON, Wash. — Authorities in western Washington state have identified a couple killed in a murder-suicide.
Bremerton police tell the Kitsap Sun that 23-year-old Francisco Rivera fatally stabbed his wife, 22-year-old Marie Aurora Rivera, on Wednesday before hanging himself.
Officials say Francisco Rivera was a sailor on the USS Nimitz and had recently returned from a six-month deployment.
Detectives are continuing to investigate.
Information from: Kitsap Sun, http://www.kitsapsun.com/