Police Identify 2 Women Involved In Ogden Murder-Suicide
OGDEN, Utah – Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that happened early Tuesday morning.
According to Ogden City Police, officers responded to a welfare check at approximately 2 a.m.
When authorities arrived, they discovered two females who were deceased inside the residence.
Someone called in the welfare check over concern that one of the women had not shown up to work the previous day, police said.
This happened at 1627 27th Street in Ogden.
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The women were identified by police as Bianca Villalobos, 31, and Maria Villalobos, 63 — a mother and daughter.
Officials said no one else was in the home at the time and there are no other suspects in the shootings.
Both women are believed to have been shot by a handgun. Police have not released info about which did the shooting.
“We’re still investigating to see what the true nature is … the motivation of something like this,” said Ogden City Major Crimes Lt. Brian Eynon.
The investigation is ongoing.
Suicide Prevention Resources
If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide, KSL encourages you to call the suicide prevention hotline at 1-800-273-TALK.Crisis Hotlines
- Utah County Crisis Line: 801-226-4433
- Salt Lake County/UNI Crisis Line: 801-587-3000
- Wasatch Mental Health Crisis Line: 801-373-7393
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK
- Trevor Project Hotline for LGBTQ teens: 1-866-488-7386
- NAMI Utah: namiut.org
- Utah Chapter-American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: afsputah.com
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
KSL TV’s Mike Anderson contributed to this report.
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