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Corrections Officer and Cop, Husband and Wife, Dead

Corrections Officer and Cop, Husband and Wife, Dead

Authorities say the bodies of a Cook County Department of Corrections officer and his Chicago police officer wife have been found at a Chicago house. The bodies were found early yesterday. Both had been fatally shot and authorities are investigating the deaths as an apparent murder suicide. Authorities believe Javier Acevedo shot Veronica Rizzo-Acevedo and then turned the gun on himself.

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