Police ID suspect, victim in Beach murder-suicide

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on December 23, 2013 at 7:00 AM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 24 at 6:39 AM

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UPDATE 12/23:  Police identified the suspect as 45-year-old Dennie Black and the victim as 45-year-old Tammy Black of the 3500 block of Shore Drive.

Dennie Black has been an instructor at the Navy's regional training academy for law enforcement since July 2011, Navy officials told 13News Now.

VIRGINIA BEACH --  A husband and wife died Sunday afternoon after they got into a fight at The Chesapeake House on Shore Drive, near the Lesner Bridge.

Police said they got a call about a firearms violation at about 3:30 p.m. When they got to the apartments, they cleared the complex and found a woman dead inside an apartment. Later, they found her husband's body outside of the building.

Officers said that the situation grew from a domestic altercation between the couple.

The case remains under investigation by the Department’s Homicide Squad with Detective John Allen as the lead investigator.

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