Man Shot Mother-In-Law, Then Himself In Bailey's Crossroads Area

10:10 AM, Jun 18, 2013   |    comments
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- Fairfax County police say two people were found dead in a shooting in the 5500 block of Seminary Road in the Bailey's Crossroads area on Monday morning were a man and his mother-in-law. 

Officers responded to the Skyline Towers apartment complex  shortly before 10 a.m. Monday  and found a man and woman dead in an apartment, say police.

Police now say that 36-year-old Anand Venkata of Fairfax County shot and killed his mother-in-law, 62-year-old Lakshmi Bhat of North Carolina.  Venkata then shot and killed himself, say police.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the official cause and manner of death.

Police ask anyone with information to call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

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