Two bodies found in a Largo mobile home on Monday were those of a man who fatally shot his girlfriend and then himself, police said Tuesday.
Police received a call about 3:15 p.m. about two bodies found in a home in the Whispering Pines Mobile Home Park at 7501 142nd Ave N, according to the Largo Police Department. Investigators learned that early Monday, Ricardo Ortiz Gomez, 46, shot 30-year-old Sharry Ann Colon while she was sleeping in bed, police said in a news release. Ortiz then fatally shot himself.
A family member found the couple in the home and called police.
Family and friends told investigators that the couple had a tumultuous relationship and that Colon was planning on breaking up with Ortiz, according to police.
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