Marjorie Tate was reported missing by one of her children

By Harriet Sokmensuer
December 02, 2020 04:00 PM
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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.