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Murder-suicide victim was on phone with family during attack: police

The victim was reportedly on the phone with a relative in Brazil when the line went dead after a commotion.
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The victim of murder-suicide in Peabody was on the phone with a family member when she was attacked, The Boston Globe reported.

The attack which police responded to late tuesday evening took place at 11 Winter St., WCVB reported.

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“A relative in Brazil had been on the phone with the woman and heard a commotion, followed by the phone line going dead,” the Globe reported. The “relative in Brazil was alarmed and called another relative in Peabody, who then called the Peabody police.”

Police then discovered two bodies, the first belonging to the victim an unidentified 51-year-old woman, and the second belonging to the alleged attacker who investigators say was not related to the victim.

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Then Globe reported that the DA isn’t looking to charges any other suspects.

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