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Cape Coral police investigate apparent murder-suicide

By Staff | Dec 12, 2017

Cape Coral police responded to an apparent murder-suicide over the weekend.

At about 9:30 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to a call for service at 5232 S.W. Ninth Place, according to officials. When police arrived, they discovered Madonna Pierce-McGuire, 50, and Jason W. McGuire, 47, dead inside of the home.

Additional officers, detectives and personnel responded. Officials reported that the preliminary investigation indicated that it was a murder-suicide. It appeared that Jason W. McGuire shot Madonna Pierce-McGuire and then shot himself.

There are no other suspects at-large and no danger to the public.

On Nov. 30, Jason W. McGuire was arrested by the Cape Coral Police Department for domestic violence aggravated assault; Madonna Pierce-McGuire was the victim, according to police.

As a result of the arrest, there was a no-contact order or restraining order in place.

The investigation is ongoing.