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Police: 2 found dead after man forced woman into vehicle

Posted at 1:08 PM, Dec 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-28 15:08:53-05

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Surprise police say two people who had a past relationship were found dead by officers responding to a report of a man forcing a woman into a vehicle at a movie theater late Friday night.

Police identified those killed as 21-year-old Jafar Tigue of El Mirage and 18-year-old Faith Villanueva of Surprise and said they were both shot.

Sgt. Greg Welch said no suspect was outstanding but that the police investigation was continuing and that he couldn't confirm the deaths were a murder-suicide.

Welch said the responding officers were directed to a vehicle leaving the area of the theater and that they found the vehicle in a nearby neighborhood. He says life-saving measures were performed but unsuccessful.