Man, woman dead inside travel trailer were killed, deputies say
CHANNELVIEW, Texas – An investigation is underway after authorities found two bodies inside a travel trailer in Channelview.
The bodies were discovered around 9 p.m. Friday inside a trailer on Laurelwood Drive near Riverdale, deputies said.
Authorities said they were called out to perform a welfare check, and they found the bodies of a man and woman. The Harris County Medical Examiner later identified the man as 54-year-old Ernesto Hull and the woman as 46-year-old Colette Depaz.
Authorities said both bodies had suffered gunshot wounds.
Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez initially said the deaths appear to be a murder-suicide, but later said that after further investigation, they determine the two were killed as the result of a homicide.
Investigators are interviewing people in the area in an effort to learn more details about the killings.
The victims' identities have not yet been released.
Update: after further investigation, it was learned that both victims at the scene were murdered. If you have any info abt this case, please call us at 713-221-6000 or @CrimeStopHOU 713-222-TIPS (8477) #HouNews https://t.co/LNpY0IMUtZ— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) September 7, 2019
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