Husband, wife identified in Hoover murder-suicide investigation

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HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — (UPDATE: 3/12) — A Hoover couple has been identified in Thursday’s murder-suicide investigation, according to authorities.

Robert Scott Montana, 53, and Holly Elizabeth Montana, 51, have been identified by the Jefferson County Coroner/Medical Examiner’s Office as the individuals discovered by Hoover Police Thursday after responded to a possible suicide call.

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(3/11) — Hoover police are investigating what they believe is a murder-suicide between a husband and wife Thursday evening.

Around 5:10 p.m., the Hoover 911 center received a call of a possible suicide in the 1500 block of Fairway View Drive.

Officers arrived to the residence where they found a man suffering from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Hoover PD reports.

While investigating this scene, additional units were dispatched to the 4500 block of Highland Crest Circle to conduct a welfare check on the victim’s wife. Officers entered the residence and located a woman who had been shot dead. Both investigations are in the early stages, but evidence suggests that they are connected.

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