Police Investigate Murder-Suicide in Gardner

August 9, 2020

Aug. 9, 2020

For Immediate Release

Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241

GARDNER — State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office and Gardner Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide yesterday in a Gardner apartment building, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.

Gardner Police responded to a 911 call about 4:30 p.m. yesterday from 206 Central St. A man and a woman were found in the hallway outside the apartment on the third floor where she lived. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses reported hearing an argument between the two people before the shooting.

The names of the deceased are being withheld until all family members are notified. The investigation is continuing. State Police and Gardner Police have determined there is no threat to the public.