Tx. Nurse Found Slain by Boyfriend in Murder-Suicide After One of Her Children Reported Her Missing
Marjorie Tate was reported missing by one of her children
A Texas nurse and her boyfriend were found fatally shot in what police believe was a murder-suicide carried out by the man.
On Nov.18, Marjorie Tate was reported missing by one of her children. Tate was a nurse at Texoma Medical Center and was last seen two days earlier after finishing work, friends told KTEN.
When police went to her McKinney home, they found the 54-year-old dead from a gunshot wound. A second person, 42-year-old Marcus Tate-Clay, was also found dead inside the home from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Herald Democrat reports.
Police believe Tate-Clay was the victim's boyfriend, KXII reports.
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"She just never spoke negatively of him. There was never a concern about her safety at all," Tate's co-worker Mandy Phillips told KTEN. "It was completely out of the blue."
A motive is still under investigation.