Sunday, May 16, 2010

UPDATE* Murder/Suicide Investigation in Naples Park

Investigators have identified the female victim in this case as Roleen Payne, 47. Investigators say both victims had been shot in the head.

The Collier County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent murder/suicide of a man and a woman whose bodies were found at their Naples Park home Saturday night.

The bodies of James Payne, 56 and a 47-year-old-woman were discovered at 646 108th Ave. N. around 6:30 p.m. after attempts to contact them had been unsuccessful by their landlord. The landlord let himself into the home where the two were found shot to death.

The deaths are being investigated as an apparent murder/suicide, investigators said.

The investigation continues.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Collier County Sheriff's Office at 239-252-9300, or if you wish to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).