FERNDALE (WWJ) – Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide which took place, in part, on Marshall Street in Ferndale.
Police discovered the body of a 39-year-old woman in the backyard of her home around 5 a.m. Sunday.READ MORE: Science of Weather: Sea Life Michigan Turtles
The family of the man who allegedly killed her had notified them.
Police say Matthew Bush called a family member this morning to say he had killed his friend and then taken a large amount of drugs to take his own life. When police arrived at Bush’s Hazel Park home, they found him dead.
Police believe that 36-year-old Bush drove to Ferndale and strangled his ex-girlfriend, and then drove back to Hazel Park and killed himself.READ MORE: Motown Museum Set To Reopen This Weekend With Expansion Project Near Completion
The identity of the victim has not been released as police continue to investigate the crime.
Stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 LIVE and CBSDetroit.com for more on this developing story.
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