Investigators determined that two people in a Gwinnett County motel Thursday morning died as the result of a murder-suicide.
Photo: Gwinnett County Police Department
Photo: Gwinnett County Police Department

2 bodies found in Gwinnett motel room were result of murder-suicide, police say

Police have ruled that the deaths of a man and woman at a Gwinnett County extended stay motel Thursday morning were the result of a murder-suicide.

About 3:45 a.m., a passerby spotted the bodies lying in the second-floor room at the Norcross Inn on Bay Circle off Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, police previously said. On Friday, the two were identified as Lacresha Jalyn Day, 24, of Seffer, Fla., and Delvin Antonio Shorter, 26, of Quincy, Fla.

Both were found dead with a gunshot wound to the head, police said. Shorter is accused of being the shooter.

The case was previously being investigated as a double homicide, AJC.com reported.

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No other information on this investigation has been released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gwinnett police. Tipsters can remain anonymous, and be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000, by contacting Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477, texting information to 274637 or visiting the Crime Stoppers website.

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